WASHINGTON -- To predict macrosomia, fetal abdominal circumference
is the best single measure to obtain on ultrasound, John C.
The relation between fetal abdominal circumference
and birthweight: findings in 3512 pregnancies.
In our study abnormal blood flow resistance patterns of the renal artery reflected by increase in PI was negatively correlated to kidney volume, independent of fetal abdominal circumference
at the time of the kidney measurement.
Fito is referring, if a patient is able to maintain her blood glucose level below 130 mg/dL on diet alone, then no further medical intervention is necessary other than third-trimester measurement of fetal abdominal circumference
A fetal abdominal circumference of at least 38 cm is associated with a 37% chance of having a baby weighing at least 4,500 g, said Dr.
Exact fetal weight cannot be determined by clinical or ultrasound means, so fetal abdominal circumference can provide a useful advance warning of possible macrosomia, the investigators said (J.
On multivariate analysis, several factors were found to be associated with risk for cesarean delivery, and the combination of maternal age, maternal height, body mass index, fetal abdominal circumference
, and fetal head circumference were found to be the best combined predictors of cesarean delivery, Dr.
The cases were selected by screening antenatal case at 32 weeks of gestation by SFH (1) and then confirmation with fetal abdominal circumference (2) by USG.
OBSERVATIONS AND RESULTS: A total of 2587 cases attending Antenatal OPD were screened with the help of symphysiofundal height and out of 324 screen positive cases 100 cases whose fetal Abdominal circumference is below 5th percentile (< 2 SD) were labeled as confirmed IUGR cases (3.
Most experts accept fetal abdominal circumference
as the most reliable measurement of fetal size.
A fetal abdominal circumference
measuring at least 38 cm is associated with a 37% chance of having a baby who will weigh at least 4,500 g, said Dr.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ultrasound measurement of just the fetal abdominal circumference
provides a reasonable estimate of the risk for intrauterine growth retardation among term babies when other measures are unavailable, Dr.