More Details about Principles and Practice of Fetal Medicine

General Information  
Author(s)Raju R Sahetya and Jaideep Malhotra and Hema Purandarey
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Edition1st Edition 2016
Publish YearAugust 2016


Key Features

• The field of prenatal diagnosis is rapidly expanding. Because of this, we have made every effort to include the most recent, up-to-date knowledge available. 
• Major source of reference and guidance to a wide range of professionals. 
• Useful for the Obstetricians, Geneticists and Genetic Counselors, Ultrasonologists, Pediatricians and the laboratory people, to provide information, guidance and opinions to prospective parents on prenatal diagnosis. 
• The book is divided into 10 sections: 
• General Aspects of Prenatal Diagnosis: Revolution in Prenatal Diagnosis, Multidisciplinary Approach for Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis, Goals and Issues in the Delivery of Genetic Services in India, Prenatal Diagnosis: Challenges and Opportunities Obstetrician Perspective 
• Prenatal Genetic Counseling: General Counseling, Premarital and Preconception Counseling, Genetic Counseling in Prenatally Diagnosed Chromosomal Abnormalities, Preconceptional Counseling and Management, Role of Genetics in Reproductive Failure, Genetics and Counseling of Female Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancers 
• Prenatal Screening—Noninvasive: Global Rainbow Healthcare, First Trimester Screening, Maternal Serum Screening for Chromosomal Abnormalities, Newborn Screening, Screening and Diagnosis of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, 11 to 13+6 Weeks Scan: A Window to Fetal Abnormalities, Fetal Anomaly Scan, Fetal Growth Restriction, Color Doppler in Fetal Growth Restriction 
• Diagnostic Techniques—Invasive: General Principles of Prenatal Diagnosis: Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis, Chorionic Villus Sampling, Amniocentesis, Cordocentesis, Fetoscopy 
• Laboratory Techniques: Genetic Testing: Indications, Types and Principles, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, Intrauterine Infections Leading to Increased Fetal Morbidity and Mortality 
• Antenatal Use of Fetal Therapy: Principles of Fetal Therapy and Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction, Intrauterine Transfusion, Management of Multifetal Pregnancies, Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, Pregnancy and Antiepileptic Drug Treatment 
• Prenatal Operative Scope: Principles of Fetal Surgery, Fetal Surgery: Why, When and Where? Prenatal Diagnosis and Postnatal Therapy of Surgical Anomalies, Fetal Autopsy for Better Prenatal Diagnosis: Illustrative Cases 
• Ethical and Medicolegal Aspects: Ethical and Medicolegal Issues of Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis, Amended Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act 
• The Future of Prenatal Diagnosis: Current Status of Fetal Genomic Diagnosis in Fetal Medicine, Progress and Challenges, Array-based Comparative Genomic Hybridization: Future in Prenatal Diagnosis, Future of Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening 
• Guidelines: FIGO: Good Practice Advice, Maternal-Fetal Medicine.