Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Aetiology and Management will be the first book to focus exclusively on this extremely important and common complication of pregnancy. There have been many recent developments in our understanding of the aetiology and pathogenesis of the condition as well as in screening, monitoring and therapy. This book is unique in that it covers both the aetiology and pathogenesis as well as clinical management and also includes sections on definitions and potential future advances. Every aspect is covered by an international expert which will provide the reader with a valuable insight into this condition.
Definitions; Etiology and Pathogenesis: Aneuploidy. Congenital Infection. Environmental Agents and Social Deprivation. Animal Studies including Nutrition. Uteroplacentation: Extravillus Trophoblast - Decidual Interaction. Uteroplacentation: Angiogenesis. Uteroplacentation: Villus Development. Placental Transfer. Placental Pathology; Clinical Management: Ultrasound Assessment. Screening: Non-Ultrasound Methods. Monitoring and Timing of Delivery. Induction of Labour or Caesarian Section. Co-Existant Maternal Disease. Prevention and Treatment. Management of Antepartum Fetal Death. Paediatric Implications: Neonatal Complications. Paediatric Complications: Cerebral Palsy. Long-Term Implications for Adult Health; Future Advances: Molecular Regulation of Placental Development. Towards Evidence-Based Management.
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