Maternal obesity is not associated with increased crown-rump length in first-trimester ultrasounds of singleton gestations.

@article{Gordon2019MaternalOI,
  title={Maternal obesity is not associated with increased crown-rump length in first-trimester ultrasounds of singleton gestations.},
  author={Geoffrey Howard Gordon and Kathleen M Antony and Emmanuel Sampene and Jesus Igor Iruretagoyena},
  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={2019},
  volume={32 14},
  pages={
          2393-2399
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether or not obesity affects fetal growth in the first trimester of pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study of obese versus non-obese women in our ultrasound database was performed to compare crown-rump length (CRL), a surrogate of fetal growth, at the first-trimester genetic screening. RESULTS A total of 50 obese and 50 non-obese women were included. CRL for both groups was performed at an average of 12wk5d ± 3 d. A linear regression analysis… CONTINUE READING
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