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Understanding and Management, 1st Edition

Edited by Fabio Facchinetti, Gustaaf Dekker, Dante Baronciani, George Saade

CRC Press

124 pages

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pub: 2010-01-26
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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


Definition and epidemiology of stillbirths

J Frederik Frøen, Ruth C Fretts, and Vicki Flenady

Lifestyle-related risk factors for stillbirth and their prevention

Francesca Ferrari and Giuseppe Chiossi

Maternal disorders and stillbirth

Gustaaf Dekker

Stillbirth: Obstetric conditions

Robert M Silver

Prediction and prevention of recurrent stillbirth

Uma M Reddy

Stillbirths and prevention strategies in developing and developed countries

Ruth C Fretts, J Frederik Frøen, and Vicki Flenady


Essential diagnostic workup of stillbirths

Vicki Flenady, Robert M Silver, Marc Incerpi, Ruth C Fretts, Robert Pattinson, Jan Jaap Erwich,

Fleurisca Korteweg, J Frederik Frøen, and T Yee Khong

Pathology investigations for stillbirth

T Yee Khong

Hospital management of the couple following stillbirth

Francesca Monari, Marisa Pugliese, and Fabio Facchinetti

Counseling following intrauterine fetal death (stillbirth)

Harry BM van de Wiel


Perinatal clinical audit

Dante Baronciani, Vittorio Basevi, Elisabetta Patorno, and Luciana Ballini

Classification of stillbirth: A global approach

Jason Gardosi and Robert Pattinson

Step by step management of stillbirth

Fabio Facchinetti and Francesca Monari

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MEDICAL / Reproductive Medicine & Technology