Fetal Growth Retardation: Diagnosis and Treatment

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CRC Press, Jun 30, 1989 - Medical - 224 pages
In this unique book emphasis is placed on tests necessary to evaluate fetal well-being and to detect those fetuses at risk of hypoxia and acidosis in utero. Written by pioneers in the neonatal field, this publication contains chapters on the pathophysiology , obstetric management, and collagen diseases of intrauterine growth retardation. Ultrasound in detection of growth retarded fetuses is explored, as well as magnetic resonance imaging and magnesium substitution for the prevention of intrauterine growth retardation. Containing never-before-published information, this volume is an excellent reference source for both investigators in the field and those entering it.

Topics Include:

  • Perinatal growth chart for international reference
  • Ultrasound guided procedures in small for gestation fetuses
  • Utero-placental and fetal circulation
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    Contents

    Chapter
    2
    Chapter
    13
    Epidemiology of Fetal Growth Retardation in Developed Countries
    17
    Chapter 4
    53
    Chapter 6
    81
    Chapter 7
    95
    Chapter 8
    109
    Chapter 10
    147
    Chapter 12
    163
    LongTerm Glucose Infusions in the Treatment of Fetal Growth Retardation
    173
    Chapter 14
    195
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