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Ultrasonic intrauterine growth curves.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2193883     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intrauterine growth was studied by serial ultrasonic measurements of biparietal diameter (BPD), femur length (FL) and abdominal circumference (AC) in 241 normal low risk obstetric patients. These measurements were used to construct normal ultrasonic fetal weight and length curve. The data correlate well with the already established, postnatal weight and length curves after 28 weeks of gestation. The fetal ponderal index curve was compared with postnatal ponderal index curves available. Antenatal recognition of fetal weight, length and ponderal index can be used to evaluate pregnancies at risk for altered fetal growth.
H K Chellani; A Batra; S Suri; S K Das; V Kapani; M Mohan; N K Anand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0019-6061     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-06     Completed Date:  1990-08-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight
Body Height
Embryonic and Fetal Development*

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