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Composite sonographic assessment of fetal health.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1571486     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this chapter the role of ultrasound scanning in the antenatal assessment of fetal growth, the biophysical profile score, and amniotic fluid volume is reviewed. Recent developments in these three areas are described with particular emphasis on assessment of fetal growth in the postmature and diabetic pregnancy. In addition, the false-negative test rate with the biophysical profile score and the role of ultrasound scanning in the assessment of amniotic fluid volume are outlined. Finally my experience gained over a 4-year interval with a composite sonographic method of fetal health assessment is presented.
Authors:
P Chamberlain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1040-872X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-04     Completed Date:  1992-06-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9007264     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  256-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amniotic Fluid
Female
Fetal Death / epidemiology
Fetal Growth Retardation / diagnosis,  ultrasonography*
Fetal Monitoring / methods,  standards*
Fetal Movement
Humans
Pregnancy
Reproducibility of Results
Respiration
Sensitivity and Specificity
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / standards*

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