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Distribution of nuchal translucency thickness in Japanese fetuses.
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PMID:  23107008     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
AIM: To establish reference values for the nuchal translucency (NT) thickness in Japanese fetuses. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Ultrasonographic measurements of the crown-rump length (CRL) and NT were performed from 11 to 13 + 6 weeks of gestation in consecutive Japanese fetuses examined during prenatal visits between February 2011 and January 2012. The median, 5th and 95th percentiles of the NT thickness with 5 mm intervals of the CRL were confirmed. RESULTS: A total of 970 cases were enrolled in the study. The median NT thickness for a CRL between 45 and 80 mm ranged from 1.2 mm to 1.9 mm, and the 95th percentile of these values ranged from 2.1 mm to 3.2 mm, respectively. CONCLUSION: The reference values for the NT thickness in Japanese fetuses were determined. These values should be useful for fetal biometry, morphological assessment and first trimester screening for chromosomal abnormalities in Japan.
Junichi Hasegawa; Masamitsu Nakamura; Shoko Hamada; Ryu Matsuoka; Kiyotake Ichizuka; Akihiko Sekizawa; Takashi Okai
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1447-0756     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research © 2012 Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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