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Fetal Weight from Biparietal Diameter, Head Circumference, Abdominal Circumference, Femoral Diaphysis Length and Thigh Circumference

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The following equation proposed by Vintzileos (1987) uses 5 parameters, which should offer greater accuracy over equations using only one or two parameters. Femur length has the advantage of accurately reflecting fetal growth patterns.

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