Mohmoud A Seksaka
Fetal Renal Volume and Fetal Doppler in Normal and Growth Restricted Fetuses: Is there a Correlation?
Author(s): Manal Mohamed El Behery, Moustafa A Ibrahiem, Soha Siam and Mohmoud A SeksakaManal Mohamed El Behery, Moustafa A Ibrahiem, Soha Siam and Mohmoud A Seksaka
Objective: To evaluate if umbilical, middle cerebral and fetal renal artery Doppler could affect fetal kidney volume in healthy and growth restricted fetuses after 26 weeks of gestation. Design: A prospective cross sectional study. Setting: Obstetrics& Gynecology department, Zagazig University, Egypt. Sample: One hundred ten pregnant women, 77 with normal fetal growth parameter, and 43 with IUGR fetuses. Methods: Fetal renal volume, combined and relative kidney volume were measured using 2-dimensional ultrasound. Umbilical, middle cerebral artery and fetal renal artery Doppler indices were examined. Main outcome measures: Correlation of Doppler parameter to fetal kidney volume, and association of fetal biometric indices to combined.. View More»