• Fetal age assessment based on 2nd trimester ultrasound in Africa and the effect of ethnicity 

      Salpou, Daniel; Kiserud, Torvid; Rasmussen, Svein; Johnsen, Synnøve Lian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-10-30)
      Background: The African population is composed of a variety of ethnic groups, which differ considerably from each other. Some studies suggest that ethnic variation may influence dating. The aim of the present study was to ...
    • Fetal size in the second trimester is associated with the duration of pregnancy, small fetuses having longer pregnancies 

      Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Wilsgaard, Tom; Rasmussen, Svein; Hanson, Mark A.; Godfrey, Keith M.; Kiserud, Torvid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-07-16)
      Background: Conventionally, the pregnancy duration is accepted to be 280–282 days. Fetuses determined by ultrasound biometry to be small in early pregnancy, have an increased risk of premature birth. We speculate that the ...
    • WHO multicentre study for the development of growth standards from fetal life to childhood: The fetal component 

      Merialdi, Mario; Widmer, Mariana; Gülmezoglu, Ahmet Metin; Abdel-Aleem, Hany; Bega, George; Benachi, Alexandra; Carroli, Guillermo; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Diemert, Anke; Gonzalez, Rogelio; Hecher, Kurt; Jensen, Lisa N.; Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Kiserud, Torvid; Kriplani, Alka; Lumbiganon, Pisaka; Tabor, Ann; Talegawkar, Sameera A.; Tshefu, Antoinette; Wojdyla, Daniel; Platt, Lawrence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-02)
      Background: In 2006 WHO presented the infant and child growth charts suggested for universal application. However, major determinants for perinatal outcomes and postnatal growth are laid down during antenatal development. ...
    • WHO multicentre study for the development of growth standards from fetal life to childhood: the fetal component 

      Merialdi, Mario; Widmer, Mariana; Gülmezoglu, Ahmet Metin; Abdel-Aleem, Hany; Bega, George; Benachi, Alexandra; Carroli, Guillermo; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Diemert, Anke; Gonzalez, Rogelio; Hecher, Kurt; Jensen, Lisa N.; Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Kiserud, Torvid; Kriplani, Alka; Lumbiganon, Pisake; Tabor, Ann; Talegawkar, Sameera A.; Tshefu, Antoinette; Wojdyla, Daniel; Platt, Lawrence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-02)
      Background: In 2006 WHO presented the infant and child growth charts suggested for universal application. However, major determinants for perinatal outcomes and postnatal growth are laid down during antenatal development. ...