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Standardization of fetal ultrasound biometry measurements: improving the quality and consistency of measurements.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: To assess whether a standardization exercise prior to commencing a fetal growth study involving multiple sonographers can reduce interobserver variation. METHODS: In preparation for an international study assessing fetal growth, nine experienced sonographers from eight countries participated in a standardization exercise consisting of theoretical and practical sessions. Each performed a set of seven standard fetal measurements on pregnant volunteers at 20-37 weeks' gestation, and ...

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10.1002/uog.8997

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Ioannou, C More by this author
Mitidieri, A More by this author
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Journal:
Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume:
38
Issue:
6
Pages:
681-687
Publication date:
2011-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-0705
ISSN:
0960-7692
URN:
uuid:55fa0ab3-536a-45f6-91b7-2fb944dc1efd
Source identifiers:
221463
Local pid:
pubs:221463

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