Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome  QA
Ahmet Baschat, MD, B.Ch., F.A.C.O.G. Professor Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy Gynecology and Obstetrics http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/fetal-therapy Dr. Ahmet Baschat, Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy discusses twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) —how it is diagnosed, options for treatment, and subsequent follow-up. 0:10 What is twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome? 0:40 How common is TTTS? 0:55 When is a mother typically diagnosed with TTTS? 1:23 What happens if it goes untreated? 1:41 How is twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome typically treated? 2:13 What are the risks of this procedure? 2:42 What can a patient expect after this procedure? 3:40 Is there any special follow up required after the birth of the twins? 4:05 Why choose Johns Hopkins for this procedure?