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Fetal Medicine

ISBN: 9781107064348
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 RCOGs 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


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