Twin to twin transfusion syndrome ttts is a disease of the placenta or afterbirth that affects identical twin pregnancies ttts affects identical twins or higher multiple gestations who share a common monochorionic placenta the shared placenta contains abnormal blood vessels which connect the umbilical cords and circulations of the . Twin to twin transfusion syndrome ttts prevention and complications twin to twin transfusion syndrome ttts is a serious disorder that occurs in identical twins and higher order multiples who share a placenta this occurs when the blood vessels of the babies shared placenta are connected. Twin to twin transfusion syndrome ttts also known as feto fetal transfusion syndrome ffts twin oligohydramnios polyhydramnios sequence tops and stuck twin syndrome is a complication of disproportionate blood supply resulting in high morbidity and mortality. Twin to twin transfusion syndrome ttts is a condition that occurs only in monochorionic pregnancies ones in which two or more genetically identical babies usually twins share the same placenta although all identical twins share a placenta ttts develops in about 10 to 15 percent of those pregnancies the condition does not occur when . Twin to twin transfusion syndrome ttts occurs when the blood supply of one twin moves to the other through the shared placenta the twin that loses the blood is called the donor twin the twin that receives the blood is called the recipient twin both infants may have problems depending on how
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