biparietal diameter


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bi·pa·ri·e·tal di·am·e·ter

the diameter of the fetal head between the two parietal eminences.

biparietal diameter (BPD)

the transverse distance between the protuberances of the two parietal bones of the skull.

bi·pa·ri·e·tal di·am·e·ter

(bī'pă-rī'ĕ-tăl dī-am'ĕ-tĕr)
The diameter of the fetal head between the two parietal eminences.

biparietal diameter

Abbreviation: BPD
The transverse distance between the parietal eminences on each side of the head (about 9.25 cm).
See also: diameter
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Fetal biometry in ethnic Chinese: biparietal diameter, head circumference, abdominal circumference and femur length.
Guan23 generated a nomogram for TCD with respect to gestational age and compared fetal TCD, biparietal diameter, head circumference, abdominal circumference and femur length measurements by ultrasound.
Association between benzene levels during pregnancy and ultrasound measurements of biparietal diameter during the first trimester of pregnancy.
However, after adjustment of the results for gender, growth, brain lesions, duration of ventilation, sepsis, postnatal steroids, and patent ductus arteriosus, biparietal diameter emerged as the only independent predictor of mental status at age 2 years.
The present findings constitute the first observation of detectable S100B concentrations in amniotic fluid in the second trimester of pregnancy that also show a statistically significant relationship with gestational age and ecographic parameters such as head circumference and biparietal diameter.
Table 3 shows the measurement of Biparietal diameter (BPD), abdominal circumference (AC) and Femur length (FL) in different gestation age.
One potential limitation of the method is that biparietal diameter is affected by fetal position, the ob.
The assessment of the gestational age considered by femur length, biparietal diameter and abdominal circumference as per the norms in one of the Mumbai's medical teaching institute and tertiary care center.
The sonographic ability to predict fetal weight antenatal has been studied using a variety of different formulas that incorporate biometrie measurements such as biparietal diameter, head circumference, abdominal circumference, abdominal diameter, femur length or various combinations of these measurements.
The current study's simpler approach rests on the fact that biparietal diameters and femur lengths mainly are used to set gestational age in the traditional equations while abdominal circumference does "the meat of the work towards estimating weight," Dr.
At 26 weeks, triplets essentially matched singleton measurements of biparietal diameter (6.
Biparietal diameter, Femur length, abdominal circumference, Amniotic fluid index measured by ultrasound.