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Regimens of fetal surveillance of suspected large-for-gestational-age fetuses for improving health outcomes

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Title
Regimens of fetal surveillance of suspected large-for-gestational-age fetuses for improving health outcomes
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Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2016
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd011739.pub2
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Katherine AT Culliney, Graham K Parry, Julie Brown, Caroline A Crowther

Abstract

Policies and protocols vary widely for fetal surveillance in a pregnancy where the fetus is suspected to be large-for-gestational-age (LGA). All ultimately culminate in decisions about the mode and timing of birth. LGA is known to be associated with increased risks to both the mother and baby. Interventions based on surveillance regimen findings may be associated with risks to the mother and baby. To assess the effectiveness or efficacy of different antenatal surveillance methods for the suspected LGA fetus on important health outcomes for the mother and baby. We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group's Trials Register (30 August 2015), ClinicalTrials.gov and the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP) (21 August 2015). Published and unpublished randomised, quasi-randomised and cluster-randomised trials comparing the effects of described antenatal fetal surveillance regimens for women with suspected LGA infants. We identified no studies that met the inclusion criteria for this review. There are no included trials. We found no randomised controlled trials that assessed the effect of antenatal fetal surveillance regimens of a suspected LGA fetus on important health outcomes for the mother and baby.There has been a rise in the prevalence of LGA babies over the past few decades in many countries. Research is therefore required on regimens of antenatal surveillance of suspected LGA infants, in order to guide practice and improve the health outcomes for the mother and infant. In particular, randomised control trials to investigate whether serial antenatal clinic and ultrasound assessments of suspected LGA infants (including liquor volume and markers of fetal adiposity) would be useful, to assess whether surveillance methods improve health outcomes. In addition, as there are concerns that identifying suspected LGA fetuses may lead to unnecessary maternal anxiety, investigations and interventions, any such trial would need to assess the risks as well as benefits of regimens of fetal surveillance for suspected LGA fetuses.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 159 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 19%
Student > Bachelor 31 19%
Researcher 21 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 10%
Student > Postgraduate 9 6%
Other 21 13%
Unknown 30 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 57 36%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 13%
Psychology 14 9%
Social Sciences 9 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 3%
Other 15 9%
Unknown 39 25%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 August 2020.
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