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Open Access Original Research
Ultrasound placental study and fetal lung maturity
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1 Obstetric and Gynecologic Department, II School of Medicine, University of Naples (Italy)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 1983, 10(4), 208–209;
Published: 10 December 1983
Abstract

This study was undertaken to ascertain the usefulness of placental development ultrasound study in prediction of RDS. We examined 96 women near term of pregnancy; the accuracy of placental maturity grades in predicting fetal lung maturity was compared with lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio and with clinical development of RDS in the infants. We observed good correlation among ultrasound placental grades and fetal maturity.
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