Fetal gender and umbilical cord characteristics at birth.

Published on Aug 1, 2021in Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine1.737
· DOI :10.1080/14767058.2019.1667328
Yifat Ochshorn5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center),
Jessica Ascher Landsberg1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center)
+ 3 AuthorsYariv Yogev51
Estimated H-index: 51
(Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center)
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Abstract
Abstract Objective: To determine fetal gender on umbilical cord parameters.Methods: Umbilical cords were prospectively collected from uncomplicated, singleton, term pregnancies, which ended either ...
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