|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 67
Comment on fetal gestational age determination using ultrasound placental thickness
Rujittika Mungmunpuntipantip1, Viroj Wiwanitkit2
1 Private Academic Consultant, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Department of Community Medicine, Dr. DY Patil University, Pune, Maharashtra, India
|Date of Submission||04-Oct-2021|
|Date of Acceptance||22-Nov-2021|
|Date of Web Publication||23-Mar-2022|
Dr. Rujittika Mungmunpuntipantip
Private Academic Consultant, Bangkok
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|How to cite this article:|
Mungmunpuntipantip R, Wiwanitkit V. Comment on fetal gestational age determination using ultrasound placental thickness. J Med Ultrasound 2022;30:67
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Mungmunpuntipantip R, Wiwanitkit V. Comment on fetal gestational age determination using ultrasound placental thickness. J Med Ultrasound [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 May 28];30:67. Available from: http://www.jmuonline.org/text.asp?2022/30/1/67/340601
We would like to share ideas on “Fetal gestational age determination using ultrasound placental thickness (PT).” Azagidi et al. concluded that “ PT has a linear relationship with GA, fetal growth parameters, and EFW and it can be used along with other fetal growth parameters to increase the …. the subject is not sure of or does not know her LMP.” We agree that the ultrasound placental thickness might be useful for estimating fetal gestational age. However, it still requires a good history of mother. In the area where the thalassemia/hemoglobinopathy is highly prevalent, the interpretation of PT has to be very careful since abnormal PT is a common clinical feature of ones with those inherited disorders.,
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Li X, Zhou Q, Zhang M, Tian X, Zhao Y. Share sonographic markers of fetal alpha-thalassemia major. J Ultrasound Med 2015;34:197-206.