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Fetal Weight from Abdominal Diameter and Femoral Diaphysis Length

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

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Description:

An equation proposed by Rose (1987) uses femur length and abdominal diameter, since (1) femur length has the advantage of accurately reflecting fetal growth patterns, and (2) measurement of abdominal diameter can be done more accurately than abdominal circumference.

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