Placental weight for gestational age and adverse perinatal outcomes.

@article{Hutcheon2012PlacentalWF,
  title={Placental weight for gestational age and adverse perinatal outcomes.},
  author={Jennifer A. Hutcheon and Helen C. Mcnamara and Robert W. Platt and A. Hoff Benjamin and Michael S Kramer},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={119 6},
  pages={
          1251-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The fetoplacental ratio has been used conventionally to study the contribution of the placenta to fetal growth restriction. However, this measure is problematic because a normal fetoplacental ratio can reflect birth weight and placental weight that are both normal, both low, or both high. The objective of this study was to examine the independent association between placental weight for gestational age and perinatal mortality or serious neonatal morbidity. METHODS A sex- and… CONTINUE READING
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