Value of u.a. Doppler in the second subsequent pre

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Value of u.a. Doppler in the second subsequent pre

Postby caryn » Wed Oct 22, 2008 03:13 pm

Patients were randomized into two different groups: group A (nine patients) with positive notching both at week 20 and 24 in both pregnancies; group B (five patients) with bilateral positive notching at week 20 and 24 only in the second pregnancy. RESULTS: During the second pregnancy IUGR rate was 11.1% in patients of group A and 60% in patients of group B (P=0.0949). During the first pregnancy IUGR reached 44.4% in group A and 0% in group B (P=0.2208). CONCLUSION: In conclusion no significant increase of IUGR has been detected if the abnormal maternal Doppler ultrasound recurs in subsequent pregnancies...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18854804

So maybe the Doppler can be off, but the baby still grows properly.

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