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Development of placental ultrasound markers to screen for the term, small for gestational age (SGA) baby

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Fetal growth restriction is the largest single risk factor for stillbirth, one of the biggest issues in modern day obstetrics. This study aimed to identify ultrasound markers to aid the development of a screening test for growth restriction. Data were acquired from 143 pregnancies. Of these; 113 were normotensive and delivered appropriate for gestational age (AGA) babies at term; 13 women were normotensive with term small for gestational age (SGA) babies, five were hypertensive with term S...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral

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