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Cranial ultrasound assessment of gestational age in low birthweight infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2665659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The anatomical features of the cerebral hemispheres of 97 infants were studied by ultrasonography. A scoring system was devised based on anatomical and ultrasound appearances and compared with gestational age calculated from the date of the mother's last period. There was a significant positive correlation between gestational age and ultrasound score. Cranial ultrasonography is an accurate and reproducible method of assessing gestational age in low birthweight infants.
Authors:
N P Murphy; J Rennie; R W Cooke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  64     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1989 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-18     Completed Date:  1989-08-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  569-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Liverpool Maternity Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / anatomy & histology*
Female
Gestational Age*
Humans
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Male
Ultrasonography*
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