Placenta 2021 Feb 30;105:70-77. Epub 2021 Jan 30.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada; Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada. Electronic address:
Introduction: The choice of fetal growth chart to be used in antenatal screening for fetal growth restriction (FGR) has an important impact on the proportion of fetuses diagnosed as small for gestational age (SGA), and on the detection rate for FGR. We aimed to compare diagnostic accuracy of SGA diagnosed using four different common fetal growth charts [Hadlock, Intergrowth-21st (IG21), World Health Organization (WHO), and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)], for abnormal placental pathology.
Methods: A secondary analysis of data from a prospective cohort study in low-risk nulliparous women. Read More