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Obstetrics & Gynecology:
doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000232
Contents: Clinical Expert Series

A Practical Approach to Fetal Growth Restriction

Copel, Joshua A. MD; Bahtiyar, Mert Ozan MD

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Abstract

Fetal growth restriction is one of the most complex problems encountered by obstetricians. Ultrasound-estimated fetal weight less than the 10th percentile for the gestational age is the most widely accepted diagnostic criterion. Management protocols vary from institution to institution. Doppler velocimetry provides valuable information about fetal status. We offer a practical approach to management and timing of delivery based on available data in the literature.

© 2014 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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