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Author Macklon, Nicholas

Title Textbook of Periconceptional Medicine
Published Baton Rouge CRC Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents Front Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1- The genetics of conception -- Chapter 2- Lifestyle and conception -- Chapter 3- Pre-conception care -- Chapter 4- The patient with renal disease -- Chapter 5- The patient with organ transplantation -- Chapter 6- The patient with hypertension -- Chapter 7- The patient with cardiac disease -- Chapter 8- The patient with thyroid disease -- Chapter 9- The patient with diabetes mellitus -- Chapter 10- The patient with epilepsy -- Chapter 11- The patient at risk from thrombosis and bleeding disorders -- Chapter 12- The patient with polycystic ovary syndrome -- Chpater 13- The patient with HIV -- Chapter 14- The patient with cystic fibrosis -- Chapter 15- The patient with inflammatory bowel disease -- Chapter 16- The Patient with prolactinoma -- Chapter 17- Periconceptional issues in neuromuscular disorders -- Chapter 18- The patient with, or at risk of, severe mental illness -- Chapter 19- How to conceive: evidence-based fertility investigation -- Chapter 20- Achieving pregnancy in the anovulatory woman -- Chapter 21- The patient with endometriosis: achieving pregnancy -- Chapter 22- The patient with poor sperm quality -- Chapter 23- The patient with tubal disease -- Chapter 24- The couple with unexplained infertility -- Chapter 25- The patient from the developing world -- Chapter 26- The older woman wishing to conceive -- Chapter 27- Psychosocial issues in periconceptional care -- Chapter 28- The luteal phase -- Chapter 29- Implantation failure -- Chapter 30- Early placental development and pregnancy outcome -- Chapter 31- The immunology of early pregnancy -- Chapter 32- Nomenclature and mechanisms of early pregnancy loss -- Chapter 33- Antiphospholipid syndrome, heritable thrombophilia and early pregnancy loss -- Chapter 34- Ultrasound in early pregnancy
Chapter 35- Evidence-based investigations and treatments of recurrent miscarriage -- Chapter 36- Ectopic pregnancy after fertility treatment -- Chapter 37- Molar pregnancy: pathology and management -- Chapter- Multiple pregnancy -- Chapter 39- Cervical cerclage and pregnancy loss -- Chapter 40- Are pregnancies conceived by IVF 'high risk'? -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary A new subspecialty is growing at the interface of reproductive medicine and perinatology: infertility. Textbook of Periconceptional Medicine provides an authoritative and comprehensive reference resource for those providing medical care to women trying to conceive a healthy pregnancy. A revolutionary first edition, this text brings together a number of difficult and usually separate topics and provides the busy clinician with one authoritative and methodical reference. Reflecting the breadth of modern clinical practice in this emerging therapy area, this integrated text incorporates aspects of all the relevant existing expertise, including: Preconceptual counseling Fertility investigation Therapy and management of preconception through the first trimester of pregnancy
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Subject Electronic books. -- local
Fertilization in vitro, Human.
Human reproductive technology.
Fertilization in vitro, Human.
Human reproductive technology.
Form Electronic book
Author Greer, Ian.
Steegers, Eric
ISBN 0203092201