bpd

(redirected from biparietal diameter)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms.
Related to biparietal diameter: occipitofrontal diameter

bpd

(chemical engineering)
References in periodicals archive ?
Donald and Brown were the first users of ultrasound for measuring the fetal biparietal diameter.
Fetal cerebellar diameter in normal gestation is also highly correlated with fetal growth indices, such as biparietal diameter, head circumference and abdominal circumference5.
Comparison of ultrasonic measurement of biparietal diameter and last menstrual period as a predictor of day of delivery in women with regular 28 day-cycles.
It has reported in the literature even an experienced observer has a measurement error of at least 1mm, and perhaps as high as 2 mm, when measuring Biparietal diameter.
Two sets of medians were computed based on gestational age derived from either last menstrual period or biparietal diameter ultrasound measurements: ultrasound median ITA = [10.
Table 1 The relationship between sono-graphic fetal biparietal diameter and gestational age Biparietal Weeks of diameter gestation (*) 4.
O'Brien SF, Coddington CC, Cefalo RC: Serial ultrasonic biparietal diameters for prediction of estimated date of confinement.
These indices include biparietal diameter (BPD), head circumference (HC), abdominal circumference (AC), and femur length (FL).
In our study the fetus was observed for gestational age estimation using biparietal diameter (BPD) and femur length (FL) in the second trimester and BPD, FL and abdominal circumference (AC) in the third trimester.
Fetal biometric measurements include biparietal diameter, head circumference, abdominal circumference and femur length.
Other factors that independently predicted a statistically significant 4%-17% increased risk for shoulder dystocia at term included estimated fetal weight, femur length, abdominal circumference, and the ratio of femur length to biparietal diameter, reported Dr.
Fetal biparietal diameter measurement and fetal renal length show a linear relationship with each other during 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy.