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The Northwestern University Twin Study. VII: The Mode of Delivery in Twin Pregnancy - North American Considerations

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 August 2014

R. Depp
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical Schooland the Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
L.G. Keith*
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical Schooland the Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J.J. Sciarra
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical Schooland the Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
*
333 East Superior Street, Suite 476, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Abstract

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No consensus exists for the optimal mode of delivery for twin fetuses. Opinions vary by type of institution (university medical center vs community hospital), country or continent (North America vs Western Europe) and personal preference of individual physicians. This article lists clinical considerations in arriving at the decision and presents them in the form of a decision tree.

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Copyright © The International Society for Twin Studies 1988

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