Normal fetal lung volume measured with three-dimensional ultrasound.

  title={Normal fetal lung volume measured with three-dimensional ultrasound.},
  author={Franca Anna Gerards and Melanie A M J Engels and Jos W. R. Twisk and John M. G. van Vugt},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  volume={27 2},
OBJECTIVES To construct reference intervals for fetal lung volumes measured longitudinally using three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound, and to evaluate the effect of gender on lung size. METHODS This was a prospective, longitudinal study in the obstetric outpatient department of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam. Seventy-eight women with uncomplicated pregnancies were scanned three to four times at gestational ages of 18-34 weeks. 3D models of the lung were constructed using the… CONTINUE READING

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