Suneet P. Chauhan

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Polyhydramnios (aka Hydramnios) 1. What every clinician should know Polyhydramnios is typically caused by decreased fetal swallowing or increased fetal urination. It is diagnosed sonographically by an amniotic fluid index (AFI) greater than 24 cm or a single deepest pocket (SDP) greater than 8 cm. Polyhydramnios is associated with increased risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes…

Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

Intrauterine Growth Restriction 1. What every clinician should know According to the ACOG practice bulletin, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is “one of the most common and complex problems in modern obstetrics.” While there are several definitions of IUGR, the most widely accepted is an abdominal circumference (AC) or sonographic estimated fetal weight (EFW) <10% for…

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