Preterm Birth: Mechanisms, Mediators, Prediction, Prevention & Interventions, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Preterm Birth

Mechanisms, Mediators, Prediction, Prevention & Interventions, 1st Edition

Edited by Felice Petraglia, Jerome F Strauss, Gerson Weiss, Steven G Gabbe

CRC Press

212 pages | 25 Color Illus. | 75 B/W Illus.

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Description

Stillbirth remains a sufficiently frequent outcome of pregnancy to pose great problems for clinicians, who have to treat extremely distressed patients. This concise but comprehensive book from an international team of contributors sets out clear guidelines for clinical procedures and patient management for the obstetrician, as well as the gynecologist and the gynecologic pathologist.

Table of Contents

1. The feto–fetal transfusion syndrome story, an historical perspective. 2. The epidemiology of twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 3. Pathophysiology. 4. Evidence on physiopathology. 5. Placental pathology and twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 6. Mathematical modeling of twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 7. Ultrasound assessment in twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 8. Amnioreduction therapy for twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 9. Laser treatment for twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 10. Umbilical cord occlusion in twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 11. Treatment of twin–twin transfusion syndrome: an evidence-based analysis. 12. The role of Doppler assessment in twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 13. Outcomes and complications of the surgical treatment of twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 14. Echocardiography in twin–twin transfusion. 15. Organization of nursing responsibilities. 16. Ethical challenges in the management of twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 17. Neurological outcomes after therapeutic interventions for twin–twin transfusion syndrome. 18. Anesthesia for surgical treatment of twin–twin transfusion syndrome.

About the Editors

Petraglia, Felice; Strauss, Jerome F; Weiss, Gerson; Gabbe, Steven G

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED033000
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MED070000
MEDICAL / Perinatology & Neonatology