The Human Placenta in Health and Disease, An Issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics (Volume 47-1) (Original PDF from Publisher)
By Michael Nelson M.D. Ph.D., Leslie Myatt
Together with Consulting Editor Dr. William Rayburn, Drs. D. Michael Nelson and Leslie Myatt have put together a unique issue that discusses The Human Placenta in Health and Disease. Expert authors have contributed clinical review articles on the following topics: Why obstetricians know the future health of the babies they deliver; How obstetricians can predict the future health of mothers after a complicated pregnancy; What obstetricians need to know about placental pathology; Immunology of the placenta; Diabetes mellitus, obesity, and the placenta; Intrauterine growth restriction and placental dysfunction; The placenta as the root cause for preeclampsia; Placental anatomy and function in twin gestations; Placental implantation disorders: accreta, previa, and abruptio placentae; Key infections in the placenta; Chorioamnion function in normal and abnormal pregnancy; The future for imaging modalities of the human placenta; Artificial reproductive technologies and the decidual and placental development interface; and When the fetus goes still and the birth is tragic: The role of the placenta in stillbirths. Readers will come away with the clinical information they need to improve outcomes in the women, mothers, and infants.
- Publisher : Elsevier; 1st edition (February 20, 2020)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 240 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0323710972
- ISBN-13 : 978-0323710978