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dc.contributor.authorAydın, Emine
dc.contributor.authorTanacan, Atakan
dc.contributor.authorBulut, Ayça Nazlı
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-12T12:36:54Z
dc.date.available2021-04-12T12:36:54Z
dc.date.issued2021en_US
dc.identifier.citationAydın, E., Tanacan, A. ve Bulut, A. N. (2021). A cut-off value of epicardial fat thickness for the prediction of large for gestational age foetuses. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 41(2), 224-228. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443615.2020.1732895en_US
dc.identifier.issn0144-3615
dc.identifier.issn1364-6893
dc.identifier.urihttps://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443615.2020.1732895
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12511/6724
dc.description.abstractEstimation of foetal weight in the prenatal period is important in many respects. For this purpose, during different periods of pregnancy; mostly in the last trimester; many methods or formulas have been described, almost of them using ultrasound. Foetal epicardial adipose tissue has previously been described as a metabolic organ in studies. Foetal epicardial fat tissue thickness (EFT) measurement has been previously described in the literature and has been associated with metabolic conditions such as preeclampsia or gestational diabetes. The purpose of this study was to determine the strength and cut-off value of EFT measured by ultrasound in the second trimester in the prediction of large for gestational age (LGA) foetuses. Epicardial fat tissue thicknesses which were recorded during second trimester anomaly screening were evaluated retrospectively. Birth weights of the same cases were also obtained from the database and analysed with IBM SPSS Statistics for Windows Version 22.0 (IBM Corp., Armonk, NY, USA). LGA babies had thicker EFT measurements and we established a cut-off EFT value of 1.38 mm. Our results suggest that EFT thickness measured by ultrasound in the second trimester may be useful in predicting LGA foetuses.Impact statement What is already known on this subject? It is known that foetal epicardial fat tissue is an adipose tissue with metabolic functions. Previously the relationship between this tissue and prenatal complications; such as, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and infant growth and development were investigated. We planned this study considering that a tissue with metabolic functions affecting foetal growth may also affect birth weight. What do the results of this study add? Foetal epicardial fat thickness measurement only once in the second trimester may predict the 90th percentile limit at birth which is considered as the LGA limit.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherTaylor and Francis Inc.en_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccessen_US
dc.subjectEpicardial Fat Thicknessen_US
dc.subjectFoetal Weighten_US
dc.subjectLarge For Gestational Ageen_US
dc.titleA cut-off value of epicardial fat thickness for the prediction of large for gestational age foetusesen_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.relation.journalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecologyen_US
dc.departmentİstanbul Medipol Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Cerrahi Tıp Bilimleri Bölümü, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Ana Bilim Dalıen_US
dc.authorid0000-0001-8877-2803en_US
dc.identifier.volume41en_US
dc.identifier.issue2en_US
dc.identifier.startpage224en_US
dc.identifier.endpage228en_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryMakale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/01443615.2020.1732895en_US


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