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TitleIntrauterine Growth Restriction [electronic resource] : Aetiology and Management / edited by John Kingdom, Philip Baker
ImprintLondon : Springer London, 2000
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Descript XXII, 434 p. online resource


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


1. Definitions of Intrauterine Growth Restriction -- Approaches to the Recognition and Measurement of IUGR -- References -- Section 1 Aetiology and Pathognesis -- 2. Genes, Chromosomes and IUGR -- 3. Perinatal Viral Infections as a Cause of Intrauterine Growth Restriction -- 4. Therapeutic Drugs, Recreational Drugs and Lifestyle Factors -- 5. Studies of Fetal Growth in Animals -- 6. The Uteroplacental Circulation: Extravillous Trophoblast -- 7. Villous Development and the Pathogenesis of IUGR -- 8. Growth Factor Regulators of Placental Angiogenesis -- 9. Placental Transfer and Intrauterine Growth Restriction -- 10. Placental Pathology -- Section 2 Clinical Management -- 11. Ultrasound Assessment -- 12. Biochemical Markers of Fetoplacental Growth Restriction -- 13. Diagnosis and Management of IUGR -- 14. Management of Late Gestation IUGR: Induction or Caesarean Section? -- 15. Coexistent Maternal Disease and Intrauterine Growth Restriction -- 16. Prevention and Treatment of IUGR -- 17. Management of Antepartum Fetal Death -- 18. Paediatric Implications - Neonatal Complications -- 19. Paediatric Implications of IUGR with Special Reference to Cerebral Palsy -- 20. Long Term Implications for Adult Health -- Section 3 Future Advances -- 21. Molecular Regulation of Placental Development -- 22. Towards Evidence-based Management -- 23. The Internet and Medicinev

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