Lamellar body count as a predictor of neonatal lung maturity in high-risk pregnancies.

@article{Aal2005LamellarBC,
  title={Lamellar body count as a predictor of neonatal lung maturity in high-risk pregnancies.},
  author={Diaa Eldeen Mohamed Abd El Aal and A A Elkhirshy and Samar A Atwa and Mohamed Y El-Kabsh},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={19-25}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the usefulness of a lamellar body count, a fluorescence polarization assay, and the foam stability index for predicting neonatal lung maturity in high-risk pregnancies. SETTING This study was conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Pediatrics, Assiut University Hospital. DESIGN A prospective… CONTINUE READING