Chapter 40. Intrauterine Growth Restriction

  1. Errol R. Norwitz MD, PhD Professor Director1,
  2. Michael A. Belfort MD, PhD Professor Director2,3,
  3. George R. Saade MD Professor4 and
  4. Hugh Miller MD5

Published Online: 6 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314489.ch40

Obstetric Clinical Algorithms: Management and Evidence

Obstetric Clinical Algorithms: Management and Evidence

How to Cite

Norwitz, E. R., Belfort, M. A., Saade, G. R. and Miller, H. (2010) Intrauterine Growth Restriction, in Obstetric Clinical Algorithms: Management and Evidence, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314489.ch40

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

  3. 3

    Perinatal Research and Fetal Therapy Program, HCA Healthcare, Nashville, TN, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181112

Online ISBN: 9781444314489

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Keywords:

  • intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) - fetus failing to reach full growth potential;
  • clinical diagnosis of IUGR;
  • risk factors for IUGR - extreme maternal age, prior IUGR pregnancy, multiple pregnancy;
  • IUGR - radiologic diagnosis;
  • IUGR - clinical end-point of fetal, uteroplacental, and maternal conditions;
  • regular ultrasound examinations - documenting amniotic fluid volume;
  • appropriate timing of delivery - critical to optimizing perinatal outcome