gestational age

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Noun1.gestational age - the age of an embryo counting from the time of fertilization
age - how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
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Lead author Zungho "Wesley" Zun said, "In pregnancies complicated by fetal CHD, global placental perfusion significantly decreased and regional variation of placental perfusion significantly increased with advancing gestational age.
Gestational age was determined from the first day of last menstrual period.
In addition, there was no apparent effect of vitamin D on gestational age at birth, or risk of preterm birth.
The study aims to look at whether festivals influence recalled LMP dates, and to quantify the degree of variability between the gestational age by LMP and by dating ultrasound.
Material and Methods: We included 383 small for gestational age (SGA) neonates admitted in NICU.
Infants born at 23-27 weeks of gestational age had an incidence rate ratio of pertussis more than fourfold higher than that of term infants (IRR = 4.
Infants who do not survive the first year of life are more likely to be born at earlier gestational ages.
Table 2: Comparison of outcome according to age, gestational age and gender (n=162).
The serum magnesium levels fall during pregnancy as gestational age increases.
For gestational age, fractions of weeks were computed to the nearest week, with fractions of <4 days being assigned to the lower week and equal or more than 4 days being assigned to the higher weeks.
Mean and standard deviations was computed for continuous variables like age, gestational age, duration of phototherapy and duration of jaundice.
The rendered data included the presence and severity of ROP; birth weight, gender, gestational age of the infant; route of delivery and the mode of conception (assisted or natural conception).