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transfusion

the injection of blood, blood plasma, etc., into the blood vessels of a patient

transfusion

[tranz′fyü·zhən]
(medicine)
The administration of blood, or one of its components, as a part of treatment.
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According to their scheme, the presence of polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios is considered a poor prognostic indicator, whereas normal amniotic fluid volumes indicate a lack of clinically significant twin-twin transfusion.
In our case, the poor outcome was due to the early gestational age, possible twin-twin transfusion syndrome and severe cord entanglement which resulted in death as has been reported previously.
Preliminary experience with endoscopic laser surgery for severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
Erazo received Operative Fetoscopic Laser Therapy to treat Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) through the Fetal Therapy Program at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles-University of Southern California Institute for Maternal Fetal Health (IMFH) at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.
Urig MA, Clewell WH, Elliot JP: Twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
A side from myelomeningocele repair, placental laser ablation in cases of severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome is the fetal surgery with the best evidence base and, for now, it's also the most frequently performed fetal surgery, although experts say it's also underused.
Perinatal outcome in monochorionic twin pregnancies complicated by amniotic fluid discordance without severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
Influence of twin-twin transfusion syndrome on fetal cardiovascular structure and function; prospective case-control study of 136 monochorionic twin pregnancies.
Twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), which is a serious complication in monochorionic diamniotic twins (MCDA-T), involves unequal blood flow via the placental vascular anastomoses from the donor to the recipient twin.
A wide variety of fetal abnormalities have been addressed via operative fetoscopy, including Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) or other fetal conditions associated with multiple gestation, fetal chylothorax and obstruction of the fetal urinary tract.