First-trimester crown-rump length affects birth size symmetrically.

@article{Ustunyurt2015FirsttrimesterCL,
  title={First-trimester crown-rump length affects birth size symmetrically.},
  author={Emin Ustunyurt and Harun Şimşek and Barış Korkmaz and Cantekin Iskender},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 17},
  pages={2070-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between crown-rump length (CRL) and birth weight, length and head circumference of the newborn. METHODS From a database of delivery records of 12,000 pregnancies, we identified 999 women with singleton pregnancies who had no medical problems, a normal menstrual history and a first trimester ultrasound scan in which CRL had been measured. All of the pregnancies resulted in live births without evidence of chromosomal and congenital abnormalities. The… CONTINUE READING