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Successful dilation and evacuation for second trimester conjoined twin: A case report and systematic review of the literature
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  • Ferid Abbas Abubeker,
  • Tesfaye Tufa,
  • Matiyas Shiferaw,
  • Mekdes Feyssa,
  • Wondimu Gudu,
  • Delayehu Bekele,
  • Sarah Prager
Ferid Abbas Abubeker
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Tesfaye Tufa
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Matiyas Shiferaw
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Mekdes Feyssa
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Wondimu Gudu
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Delayehu Bekele
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Sarah Prager
Saint Paul's Hospital
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Abstract

Conjoined twins are a rare clinical event. There is limited evidence as to the optimal method of pregnancy termination, particularly in cases of advanced gestational age. We report a successful dilation and evacuation done for conjoined twins at 22 weeks of gestation.

Peer review status:POSTED

18 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
20 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
20 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed