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Birth weight in twins: an analysis of discordancy and growth retardation.
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PMID:  3515254     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sonographic estimation of fetal weight offers the potential of antenatal diagnosis of discordancy and growth retardation in twins. Although standards for intertwin birth weight percent differences in infants over 2500 g are available, similar norms are not available at lower weights. Intertwin birth weight percent differences in live-born twins above 500 g in 500-g increments were analyzed. Intertwin birth weight differences, expressed as a percentage of the weight of the larger twin, were relatively uniform across a wide range of birth weights. Differences above 15% were increasingly more likely to be associated with growth retardation in one of the infants.
W F O'Brien; R A Knuppel; J C Scerbo; P K Rattan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1986 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-04-28     Completed Date:  1986-04-28     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  483-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Apgar Score
Birth Weight*
Diseases in Twins*
Embryonic and Fetal Development
Fetal Monitoring
Growth Disorders / epidemiology*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Small for Gestational Age
Pregnancy, Multiple

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