This question can be answered only in person, after comprehensive ultrasound examination and a detailed consultation about treatment goals and options.
Before deciding which approach to use, we must be sure treatment is necessary, because every approach has some drawbacks or complications and none is perfect.
Going ahead with intrauterine treatment requires:
Lethal fetal abnormalities be excluded.
Quintero stage 2, 3, or 4.
Previable gestational age (before 26 weeks)
No preterm labor.
Uncomplicated maternal condition, suitable for surgery
For detailed assessment, call the Center for Advanced Fetal Care at 1-888-349-8946 (FIX-TWIN).
This page was last updated: July 30, 2013