intrauterine growth curve

intrauterine growth curve

a line on a standardized graph representing the mean weight for gestational age through pregnancy to term. It provides a method for classifying infants according to their state of maturity and fetal development.
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Weight for gestational age (wt/GA) was estimated for each baby in terms of SGA or AGA using standard intrauterine growth curves.
2 Small for gestational age (SGA) and large for gestational age (LGA) BW classification by standardized, gender specific and population based intrauterine growth curves is essential for optimal neonatal care.
0 to determine intrauterine growth curves by gestational age and gender.
Estimated fetal weights versus birth weights: should the reference intrauterine growth curves based on birthweights be retired?
Intrauterine growth curves for Turkish infants born between 25 and 42 weeks of gestation.
Single exponential Smoothing technique has been used to smooth the data obtained to derive intrauterine growth curves.
Intrauterine growth curves for Midarm and thigh circumferences.
The newborns were classified by comparing their weights against the gestational age, employing the intrauterine growth curves and classified as appropriate for gestational age (AGA), if ranked between the 10th and 90th percentile, small for gestational age (SGA) if below the 10 th percentile, and larger for gestational age (LGA) if above the 90th percentile.
We have compared their weights against the gestational age employing the intrauterine growth curves of Indian standard and also by means of percentiles.

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