Obstetrics and Gynaecology (East Africa)
A unified protocol is essential to ensure that fetal ultrasound measurements taken in multicentre research studies are accurate and reproducible. This paper describes the methodology used to take two-dimensional, ultrasound measurements in the longitudinal, fetal growth component of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. These standardised methods should minimise the systematic errors associated with pooling data from different study sites. They represent a model for carrying out similar research studies in the future.
T, P. A.,
C I, o.,
J, S. L.
(2013). Ultrasound methodology used to construct the fetal growth standards in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. BJOG, 120(Suppl. 2), 27-32.
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