Fetal Medicine

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F.A. Chervenak, Asim Kurjak
CRC Press, Apr 15, 1999 - Medical - 402 pages
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An all-encompassing, color-illustrated clinical reference on the newest developments in all aspects of fetal diagnosis and therapy, this book contains 53 chapters by the world's foremost experts on fetal ultrasound, genetic diagnosis and fetal assessment, and clinical perinatology. They cover developments in ultrasound, including Doppler and three-dimensional imaging, advances in fetal diagnosis and therapy, including new developments for prenatal repair of meningomyelocele, and current perspectives on a wide variety of topics reflecting the range of modern perinatology, featuring new and important technical information on the clinical care of the fetus as a patient. Includes bibliographic references and index.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Advanced sonoembryology by transvaginal threedimensional ultrasound
16
Screening procedures during the first trimester of pregnancy
37
routine or selective?
52
Diagnosis and management of fetal tumors
70
Intrauterine growth restriction and fetal cerebral circulation
81
Threedimensional ultrasonography in prenatal diagnosis
102
An update on chorionic villus sampling
117
Umbilical cord nucleated red cell count as an index of intrauterine hypoxia
238
prematal repair of myelomeningocele
254
Discrepancy between gestational age and fetal maturity among ethnic groups
267
Fetal consequences of maternal inherited hypercoagulable states thrombophilia
288
Fetal oxygenation and vasoactive agents
301
Management of HIV in pregnancy
317
Ethical dimensions of HIV infection in pregnancy
331
Maternal death during pregnancy management and ethical aspects
336

diagnostic aid or diseasecausing culprit?
130
Antepartum testing of fetal wellbeing
151
integrity of brain stem apparatus
165
Fetal hemodynamics and behavioral states
181
Current perspectives on twintotwin transfusion syndrome
205
Perinatal cytomegalovirus infection
217
Induction of labor
355
facts and hypotheses
368
Ultrasound screening policies in the newborn period
382
Index
397
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