CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE Quantitative assessment of right and left ventricular growth in the human fetal heart : a pathoanatomic study

We quantitated the growth patterns of the normal fetal heart and the right and left ventricles from postmortem hearts obtained from 55 spontaneously aborted human fetuses from the completion of cardiogenesis to term. Fetal gestational age was assessed by menstrual history of the mother, crown-rump length, head circumference, and body weight and ranged from… (More)