Prediction of intrapartum fetal compromise using the cerebroumbilical ratio: a prospective observational study.

@article{Prior2013PredictionOI,
  title={Prediction of intrapartum fetal compromise using the cerebroumbilical ratio: a prospective observational study.},
  author={Tomas Prior and Edward William Samuel Mullins and Phillip Bennett and Sailesh Kumar},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={208 2},
  pages={124.e1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the use of the fetal cerebroumbilical ratio to predict intrapartum compromise in appropriately grown fetuses. STUDY DESIGN A prospective observational study set at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea hospital, London, UK. Fetal biometry and Doppler resistance indices were measured in 400 women immediately before established labor. Labor… CONTINUE READING