Impact of intrauterine growth retardation and body proportionality on fetal and neonatal outcome.

@article{Kramer1990ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of intrauterine growth retardation and body proportionality on fetal and neonatal outcome.},
  author={Michael S Kramer and M. Olivier and F Mclean and David M Willis and Robert H. Usher},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1990},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={707-13}
}
Previous prognostic studies of infants with intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) have not adequately considered the heterogeneity of IUGR in terms of cause, severity, and body proportionality and have been prone to misclassification of IUGR because of errors in estimation of gestational age. Based on a cohort of 8719 infants with early-ultrasound-validated gestational ages and indexes of body proportionality standardized for birth weight, the consequences of severity and cause-specific IUGR… CONTINUE READING

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