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Fetal Medicine

Part of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Advanced Skills

Alan Fryer, Bid Kumar, Manju Nair, Gianluigi Pilu, Zarko T. Alfirevic, Manish Gupta, Orhan Uzun, R. Bryan Beattie, Lyn S. Chitty, Thomas R. Everett, Fred Usakov, Ashis Sau, Andrew Sharp, Amarnath Bhide, Geeta Kumar, Kristina Naidoo, Ai-Wei Tang, Umber Agarwal, Leanne Bricker, Ezechi Cally Nwosu, Kate Navaratnam, R. Katie Morris, Mark D. Kilby, Neil J. Sebire
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  • Date Published: April 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107064348

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  • Based on the curriculum of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' Advanced Training Skills Module in Fetal Medicine, this book provides a comprehensive knowledge base for all doctors practising in obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine worldwide. It acts as a reference source for the many changing concepts in fetal medicine and is well-illustrated with images of normal and abnormal findings in pregnancy that will facilitate proper understanding of normal and pathological fetal development. Coverage includes embryology, fetal physiology; fetal anomalies; fetal diseases; prescribing and teratogenesis in pregnancy; termination of pregnancy; fetal growth and wellbeing; multiple pregnancy; the placenta and amniotic fluid; and diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures. Readers will benefit from the theoretical knowledge and vast clinical experience of the internationally renowned authorship. Overall this book will prepare you for dealing with congenital abnormalities detected during pregnancy, including the organization and supervision of screening programmes for structural and chromosomal anomalies.

    • Covers the curriculum for the RCOG's Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM) in fetal medicine
    • Also of interest to all trainees and consultants looking to develop and update their skills in fetal medicine
    • Chapter authors are all recognized experts in their fields
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    '… it provides a reasonable balance of text and imagery to support practical scan training alongside fetal medicine scan lists. In an ever-advancing field this book provides up-to-date information, including non-invasive prenatal testing and new fetal therapy techniques and, although aimed primarily at fetal medicine trainees, will also be a helpful source of knowledge for day-to-day work in fetal medicine clinics. I only wish it had been available at the start of my training.' Alan Cameron, The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

    'The book is exceptionally well illustrated given its size - a good example of this is the excellent chapter on congenital heart disease … Whilst part of a RCOG advanced skills series and written for the UK market, trainees and consultants in other countries who want to update their knowledge about fetal medicine would get real value from the book.' S. C. Robson, Ultrasound

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    • Date Published: April 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107064348
    • length: 352 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 193 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.98kg
    • contains: 135 b/w illus. 85 colour illus. 76 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. Genetics and Antenatal Screening:
    1. Genetics of fetal anomalies Alan Fryer
    2. Antenatal counselling Bid Kumar and Alan Fryer
    3. Antenatal screening for fetal anomalies Manju Nair and Bid Kumar
    Part II. Embryology, Fetal Physiology and Fetal Anatomy:
    4. Embryology for fetal medicine Manju Nair and Bid Kumar
    5. Ultrasound assessment of normal fetal anatomy Manju Nair and Bid Kumar
    Part III. Fetal Anomalies:
    6. Fetal central nervous system anomalies Gianluigi Pilu and Zarko T. Alfirevic
    7. Fetal face and neck anomalies Manish Gupta
    8. Congenital heart disease Orhan Uzun
    9. Fetal thoracic anomalies R. Bryan Beattie
    10. Fetal abdomen and abdominal wall anomalies Manish Gupta
    11. Sonographic diagnosis of fetal skeletal anomalies Lyn S. Chitty, Thomas R. Everett and Fred Usakov
    12. Fetal genitourinary anomalies Ashis Sau
    13. Fetal tumours Andrew Sharp and Zarko T. Alfirevic
    Part IV. Fetal Disease:
    14. Fetal infections Amarnath Bhide
    15. Red blood cell alloimmunization Bid Kumar and Zarko T. Alfirevic
    16. Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia Bid Kumar and Zarko T. Alfirevic
    17. Prescribing and teratogenesis in pregnancy Geeta Kumar
    Part V. Termination of Pregnancy:
    18. The law and epidemiology of induced abortion Kristina Naidoo
    19. Methods of abortion Kristina Naidoo
    20. Post-abortion care Kristina Naidoo
    Part VI. Fetal Growth and Well-Being:
    21. Fetal growth disorders Ai-Wei Tang and Umber Agarwal
    22. Assessment of fetal well-being Ai-Wei Tang and Umber Agarwal
    Part VII. Multiple Pregnancy:
    23. Multiple pregnancy: pathology and epidemiology Leanne Bricker
    24. Multiple pregnancy: diagnosis and screening Leanne Bricker
    25. Multiple pregnancy: management and outcomes Leanne Bricker
    Part VIII. Placenta, Amniotic Membrane and Amniotic Fluid:
    26. Placenta, amniotic fluid and amniotic membrane Bid Kumar and Ezechi Cally Nwosu
    Part IX. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Invasive Procedures:
    27. Ultrasound-guided diagnostic procedures Kate Navaratnam and Zarko T. Alfirevic
    28. Fetal therapy R. Katie Morris and Mark D. Kilby
    29. The perinatal postmortem examination Neil J. Sebire
    Index.

  • Editors

    Bidyut Kumar, Wrexham Maelor Hospital
    Bid Kumar is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Honorary Lecturer at Cardiff University, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Healthcare Studies at Bangor University.

    Zarko Alfirevic, University of Liverpool
    Zarko Alfirevic is Professor of Fetal and Maternal Medicine and consultant obstetrician at Liverpool Women's Hospital and Head of Department of Women's and Children's Health at the University of Liverpool, Liverpool.

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    Alan Fryer, Bid Kumar, Manju Nair, Gianluigi Pilu, Zarko T. Alfirevic, Manish Gupta, Orhan Uzun, R. Bryan Beattie, Lyn S. Chitty, Thomas R. Everett, Fred Usakov, Ashis Sau, Andrew Sharp, Amarnath Bhide, Geeta Kumar, Kristina Naidoo, Ai-Wei Tang, Umber Agarwal, Leanne Bricker, Ezechi Cally Nwosu, Kate Navaratnam, R. Katie Morris, Mark D. Kilby, Neil J. Sebire

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