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Comparison of Ultrasound Cephalometry, Radiology, and Liquor Studies in Patients with Unknown Confinement Dates

Br Med J 1971; 3 doi: (Published 25 September 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;3:736
  1. Rosemary A. Underhill,
  2. John M. Beazley,
  3. Stuart Campbell


    The accuracy of predicting fetal maturity by ultrasound cephalometry, radiology, and liquor studies in patients with unknown confinement dates has been compared. The best prediction was given by ultrasound cephalometry. Liquor studies were least helpful.


    • * Some of the results in this paper were included in a prize-winning essay presented by R.A.U. for the Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital Research Prize, 1969.