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Wesley Lee, MD
Why is Fetal Soft Tissue Assessment Important?
Wesley Lee, MD
12/21/2009 | Time : 39 min
About This Lecture:

Topics mentioned in this video : Objectives, Fetal malnutrition, Low birth weight, Fetal macrosomia incidence, Fetal macrosomia – increased risks, Small for gestational age/large for gestational age, Standard of fetal growth for the USA, Tenth percentile cut-offs, IUGR diagnosis – not standardized, No consensus for IUGR diagnosis, Can fetal soft tissue help?, Fetal soft tissue parameters Soft tissue – prediction of macrosomia, Fractional limb volume , Video example of TVol, Fractional limb volume, Fractional thigh volume – 12 weeks, Fractional thigh volume – 20 weeks, Fractional thigh volume – technical considerations, Avoid motion artifacts, Arm or leg?, New obstetrical applications?, Fractional limb volume, Fractional limb volume – during pregnancy, Fractional limb volume – reproducibility study, Fractional arm volume – normal ranges, Air displacement plethysmography, Variances in neonatal % body fat, Fetal growth and neonatal body composition, Fractional limb volume and fetal weight estimation, What is the problem?, EFW – current technical limitations, Birth weight prediction by three-dimensional ultrasonography, Ventral wall defects – fetal size assessment, Long term study objectives, EFW model derivation group, Fetal weight estimation – Hadlock models, New fetal weight estimation model Systematic and random errors, Model derivation group – fetal weight estimation, Fetal size evaluation – population standard, Individualized growth assessment, Fetal origins of adult disease – the Barker hypothesis, Prenatal programming and later life, Future research directions

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Keywords : 3DUS, abdominal circumference, AC, acidosis, air displacement plethysmography, AVol, Barker hypothesis, birth weight, chronic placental insufficiency, EFW, estimated fetal weight, fetal age, fetal growth restriction, fetal growth, fetal macrosomia, fetal malnutrition, fetal size, fetal soft tissues, fetal weight estimation, FGR, fractional arm volume, fractional limb volume, fractional thigh volume, growth-restricted fetus, Hadlock EFW, Hadlock models, hypoxemia ischemia, intrauterine growth restriction, intrauterine insult, IUGR, large for gestational age, low birth weight, shoulder dystocia, small for gestational age, three-dimensional ultrasound, TVol

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