The World Health Organization Fetal Growth Charts: A Multinational Longitudinal Study of Ultrasound Biometric Measurements and Estimated Fetal Weight

@article{Kiserud2017TheWH,
  title={The World Health Organization Fetal Growth Charts: A Multinational Longitudinal Study of Ultrasound Biometric Measurements and Estimated Fetal Weight},
  author={Torvid Kiserud and Gilda Piaggio and Guillermo Carroli and Mariana Widmer and Jos{\'e} Carvalho and Lisa Neerup Jensen and Daniel Giordano and Jos{\'e} Guilherme Cecatti and Hany Abdel Aleem and Sameera A Talegawkar and Alexandra Benachi and Anke Diemert and Antoinette Tshefu Kitoto and Jadsada Thinkhamrop and Pisake Lumbiganon and Ann Tabor and Alka Kriplani and R Gonzalez P{\'e}rez and Kurt Hecher and Mark A. Hanson and Ahmet Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu and Lawrence D Platt},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={14}
}
BACKGROUND Perinatal mortality and morbidity continue to be major global health challenges strongly associated with prematurity and reduced fetal growth, an issue of further interest given the mounting evidence that fetal growth in general is linked to degrees of risk of common noncommunicable diseases in adulthood. [] Key Method Centers in ten countries (Argentina, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Norway, and Thailand) recruited participants who had reliable…
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