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Venous Doppler evaluation of the growth-restricted fetus.
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PMID:  21353092     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Evaluation of venous Doppler parameters has significantly contributed to the understanding of the vascular mechanisms that lead to fetal growth restriction (FGR) and subsequent fetal deterioration in the setting of progressive placental dysfunction. Venous redistribution of umbilical venous blood flow away from the fetal liver precedes fetal growth delay. Venous Doppler examination allows adjustment of monitoring intervals in recognition of accelerating fetal deterioration. The timing of delivery in early-onset FGR remains challenging because gestational age has an overriding effect on the neonatal outcome until the late second trimester and randomized trials of specific delivery triggers are lacking.
Authors:
Ahmet Alexander Baschat
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 22 South Greene Street, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.
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