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What does IUGR stand for?

IUGR stands for Intrauterine Growth Retardation (aka Intrauterine Growth Restriction)


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Pregnancy and SLE affect the immune system, increasing the risk of pregnancy-related complications such as abortions, stillbirths, prematurity, preeclampsia, and intrauterine growth retardation (6, 7).
This happens because of intrauterine growth retardation, which is a result of poor nutrition or lack of adequate oxygen to the baby," Dr Asha Sharma, senior consultant, gynaecology, Rockland hospital, said.
Angiogenesis and vascular transformation are important processes in the normal development of the placenta; abnormal angiogenesis and vascular transformation are considered to be two of the main reasons for preeclamptic pregnancies and intrauterine growth retardation.