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Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología

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BARBA J, Susana  and  CARVAJAL C, Jorge. Pautas de manejo del embarazo múltiple complicado con la muerte fetal in útero de un gemelo. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2012, vol.77, n.2, pp.159-168. ISSN 0717-7526.

Twin pregnancy is associated with increased perinatal mortality and morbidity compared with singleton pregnancy. A serious complication in a twin pregnancy is the intrauterine fetal demise of one fetus; this situation involves a larger risk of morbidity and mortality for the surviving fetus and the pregnant woman. Based in the best available evidence we suggest a management guideline to optimize the outcomes of the surviving twin and the pregnant women.

Keywords : Twin pregnancy; single fetal demise; surviving fetus.

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