fetal macrosomia


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fetal macrosomia

In a newborn, birth weight above the 90th percentile on the intrauterine growth curve or 4000 grams.
See: large for gestational age
See also: macrosomia
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Induction of labour at or near term for suspected fetal macrosomia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
Cliver, "The effectiveness and costs of elective cesarean delivery for fetal macrosomia diagnosed by ultrasound," Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
This tendency also applies to the fetal macrosomia group, which similarly demonstrates elevated amniotic BDNF levels (Figure 2).
The presence of fetal macrosomia will potentially increase the risk of obstetric trauma during delivery.
20 Moreover high maternal body mass index was associated with increased risk of complications like cesarean section and fetal macrosomia, whereas low body mass index with preterm and lower birth weight,20 which is not in contrast with present study as complications were not taken into account with BMI however results showed positive association between normal maternal BMI and healthy newborns.
Abnormal glucose screening tests in pregnancy: a risk factor for fetal macrosomia. Obstet Gynecol 1987;69(4):570-3.
LAS VEGAS -- Fetal macrosomia can be challenging to detect by ultrasound performed just before delivery, which had 41% sensitivity and 58% positive predictive value in a prospective study of more than 2,300 pregnancies.
Additionally we found some associations between PAPP-A, f[beta]-hCG and adverse outcomes such as: PAPP-A <1st percentile and f[beta]-hCG >95th percentile is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome (p=0.038 and p=0.034, respectively); f[beta]-hCG >95th percentile is associated with fetal macrosomia (p<0.01).
Self-Ratings of most important maternal reasons in decision making for CS delivery # Reason n % 1 Hypertensive disorders 34 60% 2 Abnormal labor pattern or arrest in progress of labor 31 54% 3 Previous cesarean section 19 33% 4 Cephalopelvic disproportion 19 33% 5 Maternal request 18 32% 6 Maternal complications 12 21% 7 Malpresentation of Fetus 12 21% 8 Diabetes mellitus 11 19% 9 Abnormal fetal well-being parameters 11 19% 10 Fetal macrosomia 6 11% Other causes 46 81% Missing 5 9% Total 57 100% Table 3.
Firstly, samples of women with fetal macrosomia and women with a healthy pregnancy were analysed through TaqMan low-density array (TLDA).
Etilefrine, Phenylephrine, n = 98 n = 98 CPD, n (%) 37(37.8) 38 (38.8) Prior C-section, 24 (24.5) 22 (22.4) n (%) Breech, n (%) 20 (20.4) 17 (17.3) Fetal macrosomia 7 (7.1) 14 (14.3) ([greater than or equal to] 4000 g), n (%) Others, n (%) 10 (10.2) 7 (7.1) Source: Authors.