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Maternal-Fetal Work-up and Management in Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

JP Rao, Randhir Puri

Keywords : Intrauterine growth restriction,Maternal-fetal risk factors,Screening,Timing for delivery,Selective IUGR,Prevention

Citation Information : Rao J, Puri R. Maternal-Fetal Work-up and Management in Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR). Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 4 (4):427-432.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1162

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


Intrauterine growth restriction remains befundling problem in obstetrics, dependent on multifactorial, diverse, intrinsic fetal conditions as well as many maternal and environmental factors. Ultrasonography with color doppler assesmenent remains the only tool for follow-up and diagnosis. Multidisciplinary apporach for assesment, mangement, prevention is imperative. Selective IUGR in monochorionic twins needs attention for optimum perinatal outcome. Future intensive research is desired to establish preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for IUGR, perhaps affecting the health of future generations.

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