Sotiriadis A, Figueras F, Eleftheriades M et al. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 53, no 1, January 2019, pp 55-61.
The objective of this retrospective study was to develop a first trimester or combined first and second trimester screening algorithm for the prediction of small‐for‐gestational age (SGA) and late fetal growth restriction (FGR).
The study focused on women with singleton pregnancy, who underwent routine first, second and third trimester ultrasound assessment. A total of 3520 fetuses were included (late FGR, n = 109 (3.1%); SGA, n = 292 (8.3%)).
It was concluded that a simple model combining maternal and first and second trimester predictors can detect 60% of fetuses that will develop late FGR, and 79% of those fetuses that will be classified prenatally as late FGR, for a 10% FPR.
The abstract and supporting information can be found here.
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