Chapter 9. Assessment of Gestational Age

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Lawrence D. Platt MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch9

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Platt, L. D. (2005) Assessment of Gestational Age, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 6310 San Vicente Blvd, Suite 520, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • assessment of gestational age – essential for proper management in pregnancy;
  • gestational sac;
  • biparietal diameter (BPD);
  • transcerebellar diameters;
  • growth-adjusted sonographic age (GASA);
  • assessment of gestational age

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Standard Methods

  • Traditional Method of Assessing Gestational Age

  • Suggested Reading