Biometric measurements and estimated fetal weight ascertained from third-trimester prenatal ultrasound can be used to counsel mothers on the risk for shoulder dystocia, the investigators concluded.
What does EFW stand for?
EFW stands for Estimated Fetal Weight
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Estimated fetal weight was calculated using femur length and head and abdominal circumference using the Hadlock formula (Hadlock et al.
Examples are an SFH measurement of 33 cm giving an estimated fetal weight of 2.
Gross estimated fetal weight to be approximately 8 pounds.
Study participants were women who underwent a clinical screening at 36-38 weeks' gestation indicating an estimated fetal weight above the 90th percentile, and who then underwent sonography indicating an estimated fetal weight above the 95th percentile.
2] and growth in head circumference during weeks 12-20 and growth in abdominal circumference, biparietal diamter, and estimated fetal weight during weeks 20-32.
In the absence of an accurate gestational age, the estimated fetal weight was used to make management decisions.
Except for birth weight, postpartum factors were not modeled because this information would not be available to the obstetrician developing a delivery plan; birth weight was used as a surrogate for estimated fetal weight, since the latter measure was not available in these patient records.