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Author Baergen, Rebecca N.

Title Manual of pathology of the human placenta / Rebecca N. Baergen ; foreword by Kurt Benirschke
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 544 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Part 1. Approach to the Specimen -- Evaluation of the First-Trimester Products of Conception -- Evaluation of the Second-Trimester Products of Conception -- Macroscopic Evaluation of the Second and Third Trimester Placenta -- Microscopic Evaluation of the Second- and Third-Trimester Placenta -- Part 2. Development and Normal Histology -- Early Placental Development -- Chorionic Villi: Histology and Villous Development -- Overview and Microscopic Survey of the Placenta -- Extravillous Trophoblast, Trophoblastic Invasion, and Fibrinoid -- Part 3. Multiple Gestation -- Multiple Gestation: General Aspects -- Multiple Gestation: Twin Variants and Related Conditions -- Part 4. Abnormalities of the Placenta -- Abortion and the Placenta in Chromosomal Anomalies -- Postpartum Hemorrhage, Subinvolution of the Placental Site, and Placenta Accreta -- Placental Shape Aberrations -- Pathology of the Fetal Membranes -- Part 5. Disease Processes and the Placenta -- Infectious Diseases -- Maternal Diseases Complicating Pregnancy -- Placental Malperfusion -- Miscellaneous Placental Lesions -- Placental Abnormalities in Fetal Conditions -- Fetal Thrombotic Vasculopathy -- Part 6. Neoplasms and Gestational Trophoblast Disease -- Neoplasms -- Hydatidiform Moles -- Choriocarcinoma -- Lesions of Extravillous Trophoblast -- Part 7. Legal Considerations and New Directions -- Legal Considerations -- New Directions: What is New in Placental Studies?
Summary "Manual of Pathology of the Human Placenta, Second Edition" is a concise, practical manual of placental pathology. While references are made to the more encyclopedic Pathology of the Human Placenta, this Manual is designed as a user-friendly, easy-to-read bench manual that can be used in the grossing room as well as at the microscope. Features of the text include: a section on the approach to the placental specimen, providing suggestions on what to do, as well as when and how to do it; discussion of detailed development and normal histology of all parts of the placenta for those want
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer eBooks
Subject Placenta -- Diseases -- Pathogenesis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Placenta -- pathology
Specimen Handling
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Genre/Form handbooks.
Laboratory manuals
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Laboratory manuals.
Manuels de laboratoire.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441974945