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Prevention, Prediction and Possibilities





ISBN 9780367086046
Published August 17, 2020 by CRC Press
170 Pages 28 Color Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Pre-eclampsia, a complication of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and/or edema and/or proteinuria, can have profound effects on the mother as well as the unborn fetus and even threaten their lives. Pre-eclampsia: Prevention, Prediction and Possibilities discusses the possible causes of the condition, its effects on various body systems, current methods of prediction, prevention, and treatment. What makes this book unique is its coverage of the deep intricacies of what causes Pre-eclampsia from examining the role of genetics and exosomes to lipids and their denaturation to endothelial denaturation and reperfusion damage. These extremely complex processes are thoroughly examined and then explained in a simplified way to enhance understanding. The latest concepts in color Doppler in prediction and current measures of prevention and treatment are explained at length. Overall, Pre-eclampsia will provide an updated resource for practicing obstetricians, research scientists, students and professionals involved in the care of pregnant subjects.

Key Features

  • Presents the etiopathology of Pre-eclampsia with recent research updates
  • Establishes the link between Pre-eclampsia and other obstetric vasculopathies
  • Covers individual systemic effects of the condition
  • Explores the latest approach in prediction, prevention and treatment of Pre-eclampsia

About the Author

Dr. Pankaj Desai is a Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist at Janani Maternity Hospital, Baroda, India. A prolific writer, he has contributed 43 chapters to different textbooks internationally and nationally. His outstanding academic contributions in the subject have been acknowledged and honored with 7 gold medals and 60 orations.

Table of Contents

PART 1 GENERAL ASPECTS OF PRE-ECLAMPSIA

Chapter 1. Introduction

PART 2 POSSIBILITIES IN AETIOLOGY OF PRE-ECLAMPSIA

Chapter 2. Immunology of pre-eclampsia

Chapter 3. Endothelial cell dysfunction and pre-eclampsia

Chapter 4.  Oxidative stress and pre-eclampsia

Chapter 5. Metabolic syndrome and pre-eclampsia

Chapter 6. The genetics of pre-eclampsia

PART 3 PREDICTION

Chapter 7.  Prediction of pre-eclampsia

PART 4 PREVENTION

Chapter 8. Prevention of pre-eclampsia

PArt 5 SYSTEMIC MANIFESTATIONS

Chapter 9. Central nervous system

Chapter 10. Cardiovascular system

Chapter 11. Haematological system

Chapter 12. Hepatobiliary system

Chapter 13. Ophthalmic system

Chapter 14. Renal system

PART 6 CLINICAL FEATURES OF PRE-ECLAMPSIA

Chapter 15. Clinical features

PART 7 TREATMENT OF PRE-ECLAMPSIA

Chapter 16. Ttreatment of pre-eclampsia

 

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Biography

Dr. Pankaj Desai is one of the best known academicians and teachers in obstetrics and gynecology in India. All his twelve books have proved to be best-sellers, one of which was awarded the best book award in the subject. A prolific writer, he has contributed 43 chapters to different text books internationally and nationally. His outstanding academic contributions in the subject have been acknowledged and honored with 7 gold medals and 60 orations. An extremely popular teacher that he is, he has delivered 717 guest lectures in different parts of India and the world at the time of this book going for print. He has published 107 research papers till date, 9 of which have been awarded best research paper prizes. His website www.drpankajdesai.com has become an extremely popular portal for students and practitioners of the subject seeking references and up-to-date knowledge of the subject. It has invited nearly 200000 hits by the time of this publication. His blogs on different academic and non-academic aspects being published on the net as Dr. Pankaj Desai's blogs have also become very popular inviting more than 30,000 reads as of now. He was recently felicitated by his large number of students and was called The Best Teacher of The century!