Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities

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Peter Twining, Josephine M. McHugo, David W. Pilling
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007 - Medical - 614 pages
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Updated to reflect the recent advances in this fast-changing field, this highly illustrated text examines the latest imaging modalities for prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormalities. A team of leading authorities provides practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from detection and interpretation...to successful management approaches. Algorithms and management strategies throughout not only describe the features of abnormalities, but also show you how to arrive at a correct diagnosis through the use of color Doppler, 3-D ultrasound, and fetal MR. This 2nd Edition offers the essential practice-proven guidance you need to arrive at confident diagnoses in critical situations. It's a resource you'll turn to time and again!

  • Includes more than 700 illustrations that clearly depict a full range of conditions.
  • Focuses on image interpretation and, wherever possible, correlation of radiographic features with pathologic findings to provide the most accurate and reliable diagnosis possible.
  • Uses a reader-friendly format to facilitate quick access to specific information.


  • Includes new chapters reflecting major advances in magnetic resonance imaging and 3-D ultrasound.
  • Presents an increased use of lists of differential diagnosis.
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Safety of ultrasound
5
Chapter 3 The routine fetal anomaly scan
17
Chapter 4 Firsttrimester detection of fetal anomalies
41
Chapter 5 Disorders of amniotic fluid placenta and membranes
75
Chapter 6 Cranial abnormalities
95
Chapter 7 Spinal abnormalities
143
Chapter 8 Cardiac abnormalities
175
Chapter 14 Chromosomal abnormalities
327
Chapter 15 Abnormalities of the face and neck
361
Chapter 16 Abnormalities of twin pregnancies
405
Chapter 17 Viral infection in pregnancy
427
Chapter 18 Nonimmune fetal hydrops
443
Chapter 19 Intrauterine therapy
461
Chapter 20 3D and 4D ultrasonography
483
Chapter 21 Fetal magnetic resonance imaging
495

Chapter 9 Diagnosis and treatment of fetal arrhythmias
203
Chapter 10 Pulmonary abnormalities
211
Chapter 11 Abdominal and abdominalwall abnormalities
223
Chapter 12 Skeletal abnormalities
247
Chapter 13 Urinarytract abnormalities
277
the geneticists approach
523
features and recurrence risks
545
Chapter 24 Counselling patients undergoing prenatal tests and following the diagnosis of fetal abnormality
587
Index
603
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