Recognition of the overgrown fetus: in utero ponderal indices.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a cross-sectional study of 210 pregnancies resulting in above-average-sized term infants, ponderal and ponderal-like indices were found to be highly correlative with fetal overgrowth. Clinical usefulness, however, is limited because for each index, most large-for-gestational age infants remain unidentified.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Miller, JM; Korndorffer, FA; Kissling, GE; Brown, HL; Gabert, HA

Published Date

  • April 1, 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 86 - 89

PubMed ID

  • 3551978

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0735-1631

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1055/s-2007-999745


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States