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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for the study of fetal growth restriction

From: Association between fetal growth restriction and polymorphisms at sites -1 and +3 of pituitary growth hormone: a case-control study

Inclusion Criteria
  ≥ 37 weeks gestation (full-term)
  Mother 17–35 years old
  Singleton pregnancy
  Case (fetal growth restricted): <2,500 g birth weight
  Control: 3,000 to 4,000 g birth weight
Exclusion Criteria
  Karyotypic abnormalities, including confined placental mosaicism
  Placental abnormalities
  Birth defects or syndromic conditions (i.e., Silver-Russell Syndrome)
  Pregnancy complications
  Preeclampsia
  Type 1, Type 2 or gestational diabetes
  Meconium staining
  Uterine infection
  Maternal chronic illnesses (i. e., hypertension, AIDS, hepatitis, endocrinological)
  Known illicit drug use
  Rh disease