Prospective Validation of Fetal Weight Estimation Using Fractional Limb Volume

Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 05/25/2012

Fractional thigh volume can be added to 2D sonographic measurements of the head and trunk to improve precision of estimated fetal weight (EFW). This approach permits the inclusion of soft tissue development as part of a weight estimation procedure for the assessment of generalized fetal nutritional status.

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