A new formula for calculating weight in the fetus of < or = 1600 g.

@article{Schild2004ANF,
  title={A new formula for calculating weight in the fetus of < or = 1600 g.},
  author={Ralf Lothar Schild and Kim Fell and Rolf Fimmers and Ulrich G Gembruch and Manfred E Hansmann},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={775-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and test a new formula for estimating weight in the fetus of < or = 1600 g. METHODS A formula for sonographic estimation of fetal weight was produced retrospectively from 84 singleton fetuses with a birth weight of < or = 1600 g, examined sonographically within 1 week before delivery. Exclusion criteria were multiple pregnancy, intrauterine death and major structural or chromosomal anomalies. The new formula was then compared prospectively in an evaluation group of… CONTINUE READING

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