Table 3

Case descriptions of survivors of twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes

Case number Twin Gestation at delivery Amnioreduction Neonatal ultrasound changes Outcome Outcome of other twin Comments
1Donor291Cerebral atrophyCP, GDDSurvived normalInitially, recipient twin was hydropic at 23   weeks and then resolved. At 29 weeks the donor became acutely hydropic, while the recipient became bradycardic. Urgent caesarean section
3Recipient280Cerebral atrophyGDDCP
4Donor273PVLGDDSurvived normal
5Recipient333PVLCPIUFDDelivered 24 h after IUFD
  • PVL, periventricular leucomalacia; CP, cerebral palsy; GDD, global developmental delay; IUFD, intrauterine fetal death.