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Prenatal Medicine
edited by John M.G. van Vugt

Prenatal Medicine offers contributions by esteemed professionals at respected institutions around the globe and covers legal issues concerning prenatal assessment and diagnosis.

Features:

  • Spans obstetric, medical, genetic, and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on both the mother and fetus
  • Discusses various diagnostic tests to detect chromosomal and structural abnormalities and genetic disorders that may affect the developing fetus
  • Covers new advancements in translational research, the use of genetics, and the evaluation of new technologies in maternal-fetal health and the prevention of disease
  • Evaluates new screening tests that may allow for earlier detection of fetal abnormalities and describes the latest procedures in fetal surgery

Contents

Prenatal Screening

  • First Trimester Serum Screening
  • Maternal Serum Screening for Down Syndrome
  • Nuchal Translucency Screening
  • Nasal Bone in Screening for Trisomy 21
  • Screening for Neural Tube Defects: Ultrasound and Serum Markers
  • Antenatal Screening for Down's Syndrome Using the Integrated Test
  • Genetic Ultrasound Scan -Second Trimester
  • Fetal Cells in Maternal Blood:Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications
  • Fetal DNA and mRNA in Maternal Plasma
  • Ethnic Population Screening
  • Pathophysiology of Increased Nuchal Translucency

Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Invasive Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques
  • Prenatal Diagnosis of Multifetal Pregnancies
  • Embryoscopy in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis of Chromosome Abnormalities
  • Prenatal DNA Testing
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • Fetal Anomaly Scan
  • The Role of 3-Dimensional Ultrasound in Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Prenatal Therapy

  • Prevention of Labor
  • Pharmacological Therapy
  • Intrauterine Intravascular Treatment
  • Gastroschisis
  • Twin to Twin Transfusion
  • Fetoscopic Instrumentation and Techniques
  • Open Fetal Surgery
  • Termination of Pregnancy
  • Fetal Reduction. Gene Therapy

Ethics and Legislation

  • Maternal/Fetal Conflict: A Legal and Ethical Conundrum
  • Ethical Issues

Index

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Prenatal Medicine
edited by John M.G. van Vugt
2006 648 pages $248.95 + shipping
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