Table 1

Clinicopathological data and statistical comparison between IUGR and normal pregnancy

Clinical data

Normal pregnancy

(n: 55)

IUGR

(n: 55)

P value


Maternal age (year)

25.9 ± 4.1

27.0 ± 4.5

0.191

Gestational age (week)

38.9 ± 5.9

36.3 ± 22.9

0.000

Apgar score (mean) 1. minute

8.7 ± 1.2

5.9 ± 3.6

0.000

Apgar score (mean) 5. minute

9.7 ± 0.6

7.0 ± 2.9

0.000

Birth weight (g)

3041.5 ± 453.3

2023.9 ± 674.8

0.000

Placental weight (g)

508.9 ± 104.6

404.6 ± 161.2

0.000

Placental diameter (cm)

15.9 ± 1.5

13.6 ± 2.7

0.000

Umbilical cord length (cm)

29.2 ± 4.3

25.6 ± 6.3

0.000


Data were given as mean ± SD

*P: Statistical comparison of normal and IUGR placental tissues

Barut et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:24   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-24

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