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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 748614, 3 pages
A Rare Case of Antepartum Spontaneous Septostomy in a Monochorionic Diamniotic Twin Pregnancy
1Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Foothills Medical Center,
Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
2Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Foothills Medical Center, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
Received 17 June 2012; Accepted 26 August 2012
Academic Editors: P. McGovern and E. Vaisbuch
Copyright © 2012 Rati Chadha et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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