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Ultrasonographic Criteria for Biparietal Diameter (BPD) Measurement

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dc.contributor.author Mohamed, Fadul Galal Ahmed
dc.contributor.author Supervisor,- Syed Amir Gilani
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-14T05:40:37Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-14T05:40:37Z
dc.date.issued 2006-01-01
dc.identifier.citation Mohamed ,Fadul Galal Ahmed.Ultrasonographic Criteria for Biparietal Diameter BPD Measurement /Fadul Galal AhmedMohamed ;Syed Amir Gilani .- Khartoum : sudan university of science and technology,Medical Radiologic Science,2006. -95p . : ill . ;28cm .- M. Sc. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.sustech.edu/handle/123456789/4410
dc.description Thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract Ultrasonography has proved to be an accurate, safe, fast, reliable, and cost effective Imaging modality for the estimation of gestational age. Assessment The BPD remains the standard against which other parameters of gestational age are compared. The BPD should be measured as early as possible after 13 weeks for dating. The BPD is useful for dating a pregnancy and in estimating intrauterine fetal weight in weight equation. This study was carried out at the Fattah Alrahman Albashier centre, and police hospital in the Sudan, and Bisha Central Hospital- Aseer Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to February2006 to evaluate the relative accuracy of BPD in measuring fetal age. One hundred and ninety three healthy pregency age between 18 - 40 years were examined by ultrasound during gestational age 12-40 weeks with normal and well being ,singleton fetuses. Using an Aloka (SSD-650), Aloka1100 real times scanners with convex transducer with frequency 3.5 MHz. The study results shows Biparietal Diameter ( BPD ) is very accurate during second trimester especially between the 12- 24 weeks last menstrual period (LMP) with accuracy only One week plus or minus . Accuracy between 25 – 31 weeks LMP ( + ) or ( - ) ten days . Accuracy between 31- 36 weeks LMP , tow weeks ( + ) or ( - ) . Accuracy after 33 weeks LMP is three weeks ( + ) or ( - ) . The study recommended that if there is no evidence of fetal head anomalies it is best to use the Biparietal Diameter (BPD ) measurement for evaluation of gestational age in the second trimester up to 31 week LMP , alone or with combination of others parameters ( Femur Length –FL- or Abdominal circumference AC ) . After 33weeks LMP , it is better to use other parameters (Femur Length -FL-) , because the Biparietal Diamter measurement is not accurate ( + or - three weeks ) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship sudan university of science and technology en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher sudan university of science and technology en_US
dc.subject Ultrasonographic en_US
dc.subject Measurement en_US
dc.title Ultrasonographic Criteria for Biparietal Diameter (BPD) Measurement en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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