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Foam test, amniotic fluid cytology, creatinine and fetography in evaluation of fetal maturity.
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PMID:  920039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Amniocenteses were performed in 73 pregnant women for maturity assessment in cases of high risk pregnancies, pregnancies of unknown gestational age and before an elective cesarean section. The evaluation of fetal maturity was based on: 1) foam test; 2)amniotic fluid cytology; 3)creatinine concentration; 4) fetography and 5) clinical criteria. The results which were assessed as to the proven infant maturity were as follows: Foam test 84.3%, lipid laden cells 75%; Creatinine 62.5% and fetography 56.3%.
D Weinstein; B Bercovici; A Shemesh; S Segal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta Europaea fertilitatis     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0587-2421     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Eur. Fertil.     Publication Date:  1977 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-12-29     Completed Date:  1977-12-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1300660     Medline TA:  Acta Eur Fertil     Country:  ITALY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amniotic Fluid / chemistry*,  cytology
Creatinine / metabolism*
Fetus / physiology,  radiography*
Gestational Age
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