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twin

1. 
a. either of two persons or animals conceived at the same time
b. (as modifier): a twin brother
2. a crystal consisting of two parts each of which has a definite orientation to the other

twin

[′twin]
(biology)
One of two individuals born at the same time.
(crystallography)
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Rand gave several recommendations for management of monochorionic twins.
Rand said, but he recommends delivering monochorionic twins who've had issues with growth, fluid, or other aspects during pregnancy closer to 36 weeks and delivering twins with no issues closer to 38 weeks.
Monochorionic twin pregnancies have unique features that substantially increase the risk of fetal death, growth restriction, and other complications.
Thus, we must always take both fetuses in a monochorionic twin pregnancy into consideration, because when one fetus is in jeopardy, the other typically is as well.
Barrett recommended that, since the study did not show a difference in Apgar scores, still birth, or neonatal loss, it is not justified to deliver monochorionic twins earlier.
In monochorionic twins, if no intertwin membrane is seen on ultrasound, search for it by angling the transducer in as many positions as possible.
If the abdominal diameter of one fetus is 84 mm but only 65 mm in its twin, for example, such a marked difference in monochorionic twins is sure sign of twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
Understand how advances in monochorionic twin diagnosis and treatment are changing our approach to monochorionic twinning