Delayed Interval Delivery of the Second Twin: A Case Report

Authors

  • Orkun Tan SSK Ankara Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching Hospital, Ankara
  • Deniz Hızlı SSK Ankara Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching Hospital, Ankara
  • Bekir Kataş SSK Ankara Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching Hospital, Ankara
  • Atakan Al SSK Ankara Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching Hospital, Ankara
  • İsmail Dölen SSK Ankara Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching Hospital, Ankara

Keywords:

Delayed delivery, Twin pregnancy, Chorioamnionitis

Abstract

A 27 y ear old women at 23+1 weeks twin gestation deliv ered the f irst f etus. The umblical cord was ligated and the placenta was left in situ. No cerclage was applied. She was administered intravenous antibiotics and ritodrine. The second twin was deliv ered after 23 days of the delivery of the f irst f etus. Bedrest, prophy lactic antibiotics with or without cerclage and non-aggressive tocolysis is reasonable f or delay ing the deliv ery of the second twin with chorioamnionitis.

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Published

2006-04-17

How to Cite

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Tan O, Hızlı D, Kataş B, Al A, Dölen İsmail. Delayed Interval Delivery of the Second Twin: A Case Report. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2006Apr.17 [cited 2022Jul.5];12(1):50-1. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/563

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Case Reports