Second-trimester fetal growth and the risk of poor obstetric and neonatal outcomes.

@article{Fox2008SecondtrimesterFG,
  title={Second-trimester fetal growth and the risk of poor obstetric and neonatal outcomes.},
  author={Nathan S Fox and Manyu Huang and Stephen T. Chasen},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={61-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare outcomes of fetuses with an estimated fetal weight (EFW) < 25(th) percentile in the second trimester to those in fetuses with EFW >or= 25(th) percentile in the second trimester. METHODS We compared outcomes of 252 pregnancies with an EFW < 25(th) percentile at 18-24 weeks' gestation with those of 265 controls. All pregnancies had early dating by ultrasonography. We excluded fetuses with aneuploidy, major malformations, second-trimester rupture of membranes, and multiple… CONTINUE READING