Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Director for the Center for Fetal Therapy at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dr. Ahmet Alexander Baschat, answers frequently asked questions about Twin-to-Twin Transfusion syndrome:

·         What is twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome?

·         How common is TTTS?

·         When is a mother typically diagnosed with TTTS?

·         What happens if it goes untreated?

·         How is twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome typically treated?

·         What are the risks of this procedure?

·         What can a patient expect after this procedure?

·         Is there any special follow up required after the birth of the twins?

·         Why refer to Johns Hopkins for this procedure?

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Ahmet Baschat, MD

Ahmet Baschat, MD

Director, Center for Fetal Therapy and Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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