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Paediatric Implications of IUGR with Special Reference to Cerebral Palsy

  • Eve Blair

Abstract

Intrauterine growth restriction is a concept signifying that the fetus has not grown as fast as it ought to have grown. The growth-restricted baby would have been bigger were it not for suboptimal genetic and/or environmental factor(s) (Ch. 1). Since we do not know exactly what size the individual newborn ought to be, IUGR cannot be measured directly and its presence has been inferred from several surrogate measures, as outlined in Ch. 1.

Keywords

Cerebral Palsy Growth Restriction Multiple Pregnancy Premature Birth Intrauterine Growth Retardation 
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