What is a twin to twin transfusion?

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Twin to twin transfusion refers to a medical condition that affects identical twin foetuses, caused by irregular connecting blood vessels in the twins' placenta. It results to an imbalanced flow of blood between the twins.
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Twin to Twin Transfusion syndrome is a disease of the placenta in identical twins. The twins share both blood and nutrients. The placenta shunts more blood and nutrients to one twin
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Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is the result of an intrauterine
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If identical twins share a placenta they also share a blood supply. There is a risk that one twin will receive too much blood and become overloaded with fluid, putting a strain on
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TTTS occurs when blood moves from one twin to the other. The twin that loses the blood is called the donor twin. The twin that receives the blood is called the recipient twin. Both
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