birth weight

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Related to Fetal growth restriction: Small for gestational age, IUGR

birth weight

or birth·weight (bûrth′wāt′)
n.
The weight of an infant at birth.
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Compensatory feto-placental upregulation of the nitric oxide system during fetal growth restriction.
Fetal vascular malperfusion has been strongly associated with adverse perinatal outcomes, fetal growth restriction, intrauterine fetal demise, thromboembolic events/necrosis of multiple fetal organs, and increased obstetric and maternal complications.
Term and preterm (<34 and <37 weeks' gestation) placental pathologies associated with fetal growth restriction.
Other complications of monochorionic/diamniotic twins include selective fetal growth restriction (due to unequal sharing of the placenta), twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence, and twin anemia-polycythemia sequence (TAPS).
Hypoxia down-regulates placenta growth factor, whereas fetal growth restriction upregulates placenta growth factor expression: molecular evidence for 'placental hyperoxia' in intrauterine growth restriction," Laboratory Investigation, vol.
No significant differences were observed in the incidence of pregnancy-induced hypertension, fetal growth restriction, small for gestational age, placental abruption, or luteal support in the first trimester between the two groups.
Timely detection of fetal growth restriction (FGR) and fetal surveillance result in better pregnancy outcome and lower morbidity [4].
Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is a major cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity.
In our case, pregnancy was complicated by a huge right ovarian mucinous cystadenoma, which resulted in intrauterine fetal growth restriction (IUGR).
It is associated with serious maternal and fetal morbidity, such as Wernicke's encephalopathy, coagulopathy, peripheral neuropathy, fetal growth restriction, and even maternal and fetal death.
Moreover, regular ultrasound follow-up can help in predicting of pregnancies that are at a higher risk of fetal growth restriction and discordant growth.
Neurodevelopment following fetal growth restriction and its relatioship with antepartum parameters of placental dysfuntion.