[Intrauterine fetal weight assessment using ultrasound. A comparison of several weight assessment methods and development of a new formula for the determination of fetal weight].

@article{Merz1988IntrauterineFW,
  title={[Intrauterine fetal weight assessment using ultrasound. A comparison of several weight assessment methods and development of a new formula for the determination of fetal weight].},
  author={E. Merz and H Lieser and K. H. Schicketanz and J H{\"a}rle},
  journal={Ultraschall in der Medizin},
  year={1988},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={15-24}
}
At the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the University of Mainz, the foetal weights were estimated in 196 foetuses between 24 and 42 weeks of gestation. All estimates were based on sonographic determination 0-6 days prior to delivery. In a prospective study the equations of Hansmann, Schillinger et al., Campbell and Wilkin, Warsof et al., Shepard et al., Higginbottom et al., Thurnau et al. and an own unpublished formula of Merz were compared. In addition, with the aid of computer… CONTINUE READING

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