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Twin Birth Study

Twin Birth Study

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The objective of the study was to compare the risk of fetal or neonatal death or serious neonatal morbidity with two delivery strategies, planned cesarean delivery or planned vaginal delivery with cesarean delivery only if indicated, for twin pregnancies between 32 weeks and 38 weeks of gestation, if the leading twin was in the cephalic presentation. **tbs@sw.ca**
Start Year
2003
End Year
2014
Funding
anadian Institutes of Health Research
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Jon Barret
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort
Follow Up
Women were followed up during at least 4.5 years

Marker Paper

Barrett JFR, Hannah ME, Hutton EK, Willan AR, Allen AC, Armson BA, Gafni A, Joseph KS, Mason D, Ohlsson A, Ross S, Sanchez JJ, Asztalos EV, for the Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. 2013. A Randomized Trial of Planned Cesarean or Vaginal Delivery for Twin Pregnancy. The New England Journal of Medicine; 369 (14):1295–1305.

PUBMED 24088091

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,800
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
More than 140 centres in 30 countries

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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