Ultrasound of Congenital Fetal Anomalies: Differential Diagnosis and Prognostic Indicators (Series in Maternal Fetal Medicine)

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9780415414449: Ultrasound of Congenital Fetal Anomalies: Differential Diagnosis and Prognostic Indicators (Series in Maternal Fetal Medicine)
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This extensively illustrated book guides readers through the use of ultrasound–including modern 3D images–to detect and identify birth defects in utero. Up-to-date advice is offered on the differential diagnosis of a wide range of fetal abnormalities. Throughout the book, ultrasound images are matched with actual birth pictures or abortus specimens. Each anomaly is discussed in a standardized, easy-to-follow format that covers  characteristic features, pathogenesis and etiology, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and management.

Contents:

  • Anatomic survey of the fetus and its relationship to gestational age
  • Central and peripheral nervous system anomalies
  • Craniofacial and neck anomalies
  • Cystic hygroma and non-immune hydrops fetalis
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Thoracic anomalies
  • Anomalies of the gastrointestinal tract and abdominal wall
  • Urinary tract anomalies
  • Skeletal dysplasias and muscular anomalies: a diagnostic algorithm
  • Chromosomal and non-chromosomal syndromes

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"Fetal abnormalities are presented in a structured, in-depth and reader-friendly manner. The text covers the ultrasound features of the pathology as well as information for contemporary individualised counselling. [...] For each ultrasound view, the corresponding diagnoses are presented. Additionally, a plethora of pictures illustrating affected fetuses with fetal anomalies shortly after termination have been included. [...] In conclusion, this is an attractive, modern textbook that should become essential reading for all practitioners within the multidisciplinary field of fetal medicine." Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, January 2008, 28(1): 144

Synopsis:

Filling a gap in the Ob/Gyn literature, this source examines the latest developments in the imaging of fetal anomalies. Compiled by an international authority on the topic, this guide offers an easy-to-use format with side-by-side comparisons of ultrasound scans and pathological specimens. Of immense value, this guide has the first collection of 3D images in this medical niche.

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Paladini, Dario, Volpe, Paolo
Published by CRC Press (2007)
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