Ruben A Quintero

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of clenched-hand development in trisomy 18 fetuses: A serial transabdominal fetoscopic observation
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, Fla 33613, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 14:68-70. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The cocoon sign: a potential sonographic pitfall in the diagnosis of twin - twin transfusion syndrome
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:38-41. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Fetal laryngoscopy and lung biopsy in a case of bilateral lethal congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung
    Ruben Quintero
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 26:229-34. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Individual placental territories after selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1112-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint In utero cardiac fetal surgery: laser atrial septotomy in the treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact atrial septum
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1424-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of twin-twin transfusion syndrome in pregnancies with iatrogenic detachment of membranes following therapeutic amniocentesis and the role of interim amniopatch
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 26:628-33. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Fetal obstructive uropathy
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Tampa, Florida 33613, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:923-41. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:982-91. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Sequential selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:763-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, 13601 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Suite 250, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:591-600. 2003

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of clenched-hand development in trisomy 18 fetuses: A serial transabdominal fetoscopic observation
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, Fla 33613, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 14:68-70. 1999
    ..Noninvasive confirmation of these findings may be possible with new and improved ultrasound imaging capabilities or perhaps with three-dimensional ultrasound...
  2. ncbi request reprint The cocoon sign: a potential sonographic pitfall in the diagnosis of twin - twin transfusion syndrome
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:38-41. 2004
    ..To investigate the frequency and clinical importance of the cocoon sign in twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  3. doi request reprint Fetal laryngoscopy and lung biopsy in a case of bilateral lethal congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung
    Ruben Quintero
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 26:229-34. 2007
    ..The differential diagnosis among CCAM, pulmonary sequestration, bronchial obstruction, and laryngeal atresia is discussed. The role of diagnostic fetoscopy and fetal lung biopsy as an adjunct to ultrasound is addressed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Individual placental territories after selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1112-8. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint In utero cardiac fetal surgery: laser atrial septotomy in the treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact atrial septum
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1424-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to report a novel technique, laser atrial septotomy, for the in utero treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact atrial septum...
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of twin-twin transfusion syndrome in pregnancies with iatrogenic detachment of membranes following therapeutic amniocentesis and the role of interim amniopatch
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 26:628-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our experience in the assessment and management of TTTS patients with iatrogenic detached membranes (IDM)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fetal obstructive uropathy
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Tampa, Florida 33613, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:923-41. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:982-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our experience in the management of twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence to derive management recommendations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sequential selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:763-8. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, 13601 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Suite 250, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:591-600. 2003
    ..Confirmation of our tailored approach to management of the disease according to stage should soon be corroborated with an appropriate clinical trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stage-based treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, 13601 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Suite 250, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1333-40. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels in severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome in women with an anterior placenta
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa 33613, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:477-81. 2001
    ..We describe two techniques for the laser treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome in women with anterior placentas...
  13. ncbi request reprint In utero diagnosis of trichothiodystrophy by endoscopically-guided fetal eyebrow biopsy
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 15:152-5. 2000
    ..To describe the prenatal diagnosis of trichothiodystrophy (TTD) through endoscopically-guided fetal eyebrow biopsy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Selective photocoagulation of communicating vessels in the treatment of monochorionic twins with selective growth retardation
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:689-96. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the outcome of monochorionic twins with selective intrauterine growth retardation who were treated with selective laser photocoagulation of the communicating vessels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of spontaneous rupture of membranes: the amniograft--first experience
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:155-7. 2002
    ..A collagen graft was placed endoscopically over the membrane defect located over the internal os. Membranes re-ruptured 14 days later, but the patient did not deliver until 30.5 weeks. The infant did well...
  16. ncbi request reprint New horizons in the treatment of preterm premature rupture of membranes
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Womens Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Clin Perinatol 28:861-75. 2001
    ..Meanwhile, continued efforts are warranted to decipher whether this obstetric complication can one day be conquered...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of previable premature ruptured membranes
    Ruben A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, 13601 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Suite 250, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:573-89. 2003
    ..Meanwhile, continued efforts are warranted to decipher whether or not this obstetrical complication can one day be conquered...
  18. ncbi request reprint Operative fetoscopy via telesurgery
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Tampa, Florida 33613, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 20:390-1. 2002
    ..This case illustrates the potential for ultrasound and telesurgery to expand the horizons of operative fetoscopy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fetoscopic demonstration of perimortem feto-fetal hemorrhage in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 20:638-9. 2002
  20. doi request reprint In utero fetal oximetry via visible light spectroscopy in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ruben A Quintero
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:639.e1-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess fetal tissue venous oxygenation (StO2%) in utero during laser therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome via visible light spectroscopy (VLS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine growth restriction in monochorionic twins
    Zoi Russell
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, 4 Columbia Drive, Suite 529, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 12:439-49. 2007
    ..The latter can be achieved by laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels or by umbilical-cord occlusion. The purpose of this chapter is to review this important entity in obstetrics...
  22. doi request reprint What is the definition of pulsatile umbilical venous flow in twin-twin transfusion syndrome?
    Zoi Russell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:634.e1-4. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to derive an objective definition of pulsatile umbilical venous flow (PUVF)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Placental types and twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Carlos Bermudez
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:489-94. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of a proposed classification of monochorionic placenta in reference to twin-twin transfusion syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Massive pericardial effusion treated with in utero pericardioamniotic shunt in a fetus with intrapericardial teratoma
    Thora S Steffensen
    Department of Pathology, University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 28:216-31. 2009
    ..Pericardioamniotic shunt was placed at 22 weeks and 6 days gestational age. In spite of successful drainage of the pericardial effusion, fetal demise was documented 8 days later, likely due to tumor compression of the heart...
  25. doi request reprint Placental pathology in trap sequence: clinical and pathogenetic implications
    Thora S Steffensen
    Department of Pathology, University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 27:13-29. 2008
    ..Further studies with clinico-pathological correlation are needed to explore this issue...
  26. doi request reprint Fetal growth after laser therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ramen H Chmait
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:47.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to compare twin weight discordance and prevalence of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) before laser therapy and after birth in pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  27. ncbi request reprint In utero laser treatment of type II vasa previa
    Ruben A Quintero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:847-51. 2007
    ..5 weeks of gestation. Subsequent ruptured membranes did not result in untoward fetal consequences. Risks and benefits of this novel procedure are discussed...
  28. doi request reprint Operative fetoscopy in complicated monochorionic twins: current status and future direction
    Ramen H Chmait
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:169-74. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to review the prenatal diagnosis and treatment of complicated monochorionic twins, with emphasis on surgical management via operative fetoscopy...
  29. doi request reprint The quantitative lung index (QLI): a gestational age-independent sonographic predictor of fetal lung growth
    Ruben A Quintero
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:544.e1-8. 2011
    ..We sought to develop a gestational age-independent sonographic parameter to characterize lung growth...
  30. doi request reprint Dandy-Walker syndrome and monochorionic twins: insight into a possible etiological mechanism
    Eftichia V Kontopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:839-42. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of DWS in monochorionic twins...
  31. doi request reprint Trocar-assisted selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels: a technique for the laser treatment of patients with twin-twin transfusion syndrome with inaccessible anterior placentas
    Ruben A Quintero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami, Miami 33101, Florida, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:330-4. 2010
    ..To describe a new technique, trocar-assisted selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels (TA-SLPCV), for patients with twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) with inaccessible anterior placentas...
  32. ncbi request reprint Percent absent end-diastolic velocity in the umbilical artery waveform as a predictor of intrauterine fetal demise of the donor twin after selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    E V Kontopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:35-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the proportion of time, expressed as a percentage, of the cardiac cycle spent in AEDV (%AEDV) as a predictor of IUFD of the donor...
  33. ncbi request reprint The role of Doppler studies in predicting individual intrauterine fetal demise after laser therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    J M Martinez
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:246-51. 2003
    ..To investigate the role of Doppler studies in predicting individual fetal demise in patients scheduled for selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels (SLPCV) for twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of spontaneous septostomy of the dividing membranes in complicated monochorionic diamniotic multiple gestations
    Ramen H Chmait
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 28:663-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this series is to describe the prenatal diagnostic and management challenges of spontaneous septostomy of the dividing membrane (SSDM) in complicated monochorionic diamniotic (MoDi) pregnancies...
  35. doi request reprint Triplets with feto-fetal transfusion syndrome treated with laser ablation: the USFetus experience
    Ramen H Chmait
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:361-5. 2010
    ..We sought to assess outcomes of triplets with feto-fetal transfusion syndrome (FFTS) treated with selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels (SLPCV)...
  36. doi request reprint Stage-based outcomes of 682 consecutive cases of twin-twin transfusion syndrome treated with laser surgery: the USFetus experience
    Ramen H Chmait
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:393.e1-6. 2011
    ..We sought to describe stage-specific perinatal outcomes after selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels (SLPCV) for twin-twin transfusion syndrome...
  37. doi request reprint Assessment of the peak systolic velocity of the middle cerebral artery in twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Part I: preoperative assessment
    Eftichia V Kontopoulos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:61.e1-5. 2009
    ....
  38. doi request reprint In utero management of fetal lower urinary tract obstruction with a novel shunt: a landmark development in fetal therapy
    Ruben A Quintero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:806-12. 2010
    ..Standard vesicoamniotic shunting is fraught with malfunctioning in upto 60% of cases. We hereby report the development and application of a novel and reliable shunt...
  39. ncbi request reprint Advances in fetal cardiac intervention
    James Huhta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:487-93. 2004
    ..New ultrasound techniques and assessment tools to assess fetal cardiac wellness could enhance the limited progress in fetal intervention in the heart so far...
  40. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical scalloped placenta with polyhydramnios in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Ramen H Chmait
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33613, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:29-32. 2007
    ..To describe the paradoxical occurrence of a scalloped placenta in the presence of polyhydramnios and assess its clinical significance in pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) treated with laser therapy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord occlusion of the donor versus recipient fetus in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    M Nakata
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:446-50. 2004
    ..To compare the technical characteristics and perinatal outcomes of selected twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) cases treated with primary umbilical cord occlusion (UCO) of the donor vs. recipient twin...
  42. doi request reprint The observed vs. expected lung-to-head ratio does not correct for the effect of gestational age on the lung-to-head ratio
    Ruben A Quintero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:552-7. 2013
    ..To assess whether the observed vs. expected lung-to-head ratio (o/e LHR) corrects for the dependence of the LHR on gestational age...
  43. doi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of a 4q33-4qter deletion in a fetus with hydrops
    Zoi Russell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:250-3. 2008
    ..Cases with 4q deletions represent a diverse group that share several phenotypic characteristics. We report the prenatal diagnosis of an isolated terminal 4q33 deletion in a fetus with hydrops...
  44. doi request reprint Third trimester fetoscopic laser ablation of type II vasa previa
    Ramen H Chmait
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:459-62. 2010
    ..We report our experience in the treatment of type II vasa previa via in utero laser ablation in the third trimester...
  45. doi request reprint Appraisal of the selectivity index in a cohort of patients treated with laser surgery for twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Luminita S Crisan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:157.e1-5. 2010
    ..Surgeries with an index >-0.25 have been considered highly selective. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the applicability of this index in our patient population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound assessment of venous blood flow before and after laser therapy: approach to understanding the pathophysiology of twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    K Ishii
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 24:164-8. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Twin-twin transfusion syndrome with only superficial placental anastomoses: endoscopic and pathological evidence
    C Bermudez
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 12:138-40. 2002
    ..Moreover, some investigators have suggested that superficial anastomoses have a protective role. We report on confirmed cases of TTTS with only superficial anastomoses...
  48. doi request reprint Computational fluid dynamic analysis of flow velocity waveform notching in umbilical arteries
    Andrés E Tejada-Martínez
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300:R76-84. 2011
    ..8 and ∼4.3 cm (respectively) downstream of the constriction. These results are of significant medical importance, given that envelope FVW is typically measured by commercial Doppler systems...
  49. ncbi request reprint In vivo endoscopic assessment of arterioarterial anastomoses: insight into their hemodynamic function
    T Murakoshi
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 14:247-55. 2003
    ..To assess endoscopically the hemodynamic function of arterioarterial (AA) anastomoses in twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) and monochorionic selective intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Twin-twin transfusion syndrome in a dizygotic monochorionic-diamniotic twin pregnancy
    R A Quintero
    Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, St Joseph s Women s Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 14:279-81. 2003
    ..This suggests that monochorionicity, rather than zygosity, may be responsible for the development of placental vascular anastomoses...