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Cardiac failure of the twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence pump twin during the first-trimester: a case report
1 Department of Ultrasound, Hubei Women and Children’s Hospital, Wuhan
2 Translational Medicine Research Center, Guangdong Women and Children Hospital, Guangzhou (China)
3 Department of Radiology, British Columbia Women's Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2016, 43(3), 448–452; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog2148.2016
Published: 10 June 2016
This article reports a case of prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis and monitoring of the twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence pump twin and describes progression of the disorder to a severe heart failure and fetal death. Genetic analyses were also performed for both fetuses by array-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH).
Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP)
Array-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH)