Prognostic Value of Fetal Thymus Size in Intrauterine Growth Restriction


Ekin A., Gezer C., Taner C. E., Solmaz U., GEZER N. S., Ozeren M.

JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, vol.35, no.3, pp.511-517, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.7863/ultra.15.05039
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.511-517
  • Keywords: fetal sonography, intrauterine growth restriction, obstetric ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, thymus gland, RUPTURE, WEIGHT, MARKER, VOLUME, BIRTH, WOMEN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives-Our aim was to evaluate the size of the fetal thymus by sonography in pregnancies with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and to search for a possible relationship between a small fetal thymus and adverse perinatal outcomes.