Ultrasonic evaluation of kidney length in term and preterm infants

A. Chiara, G. Chirico, M. Barbarini, E. De Vecchi, G. Rondini

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Abstract

Kidney length was evaluated by ultrasound in 132 healthy neonates with gestational ages from 27 to 42 weeks and birth weights from 790 to 4200g. A highly significant correlation was found between the length of the kidneys and gestational age or birth weight.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-95
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatrics
Volume149
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1989

Keywords

  • Kidney length
  • Neonate
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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