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congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)

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Acardiac twinning (twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence): A review of prenatal management.
From monster to twin reversed arterial perfusion: a history of acardiac twins.
Perinatal outcome of forty-nine pregnancies complicated by acardiac twinning.
Acardiac amorphous twin with prune belly sequence in the co-twin.
It remains amazing to me that it took more than a year from the diagnosis of acardiac twins and the deaths of two daughters before we were offered our first package of written information.
Con las siguientes palabras clave: acardiac fetus, acardiac twin y twin reversed arterial perfusion secuence, se hizo la busqueda en las bases de datos de Medline y Ovid de la literatura publicada en idioma ingles desde el ano 1989 hasta el 2007.
The other complications inherent to twinning are discordant growth of twin, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, acardiac twins, death of one foetus in utero, and congenital anomalies.
Acardiac twin or TRAP sequence is a rare complication of monochorionic twin pregnancies.
A presumptive diagnosis of acardiac twin was made and she was sent for expert opinion scan which showed--Diamniotic Monochorionic twin gestation.
INTRODUCTION: Acardiac Acephalic twin occurs as a rare phenomenon in monochorionic pregnancies with an incidence of one in 35,000 births.
c) F1 -> Acardiac foetus (amorphous mass) 10 x 6 cm size.
INTRODUCTION: Acardiac twin is an anomaly unique to monochorionic multiple pregnancies, characterized by formation of malformed fetus with an absent or rudimentary (nonfunctional) heart.
INTRODUCTION: Acardiac twinning is a rare malformation characterized by a "pump" twin perfusing an anomalous recipient via an artery-to-artery anastomosis, with reversed direction of flow of arterial blood to the perfused fetus leading to total or partial agenesis of the heart and acephaly in the recipient twin with absence of one or more anatomical structures.
Habbal has reported a rare association of an acardiac anencephalic monozygotic twin with an omphalocele and a co-twin with severe intrauterine growth retardation and gastroschisis.