Monochorionic Twins

Monochorionic Twins

Monochorionic twins are identical twins who share a single placenta between them. This occurs in nearly 75 percent of identical twin pregnancies. Two of the more significant complications that arise in these pregnancies, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome and unequal placenta sharing, are discussed by perinatologist and twin expert, Dr. Larry Rand.

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This video is part of a series of presentations shared with parents after they have received a diagnosis concerning their twin pregnancy to explain the condition in as accurate, thoughtful and direct manner possible. These videos are designed to take the mystery out of the diagnosis for parents, their families and friends.


Published

November 2, 2018

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UCSF MedConnection

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Larry Rand, MD

Larry Rand, MD

Director of Perinatal Services at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center

Dr. Larry Rand is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in high-risk pregnancy and maternal-fetal medicine. He is director of perinatal services at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center.

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