9780721641645

Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynecology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780721641645

  • ISBN10:

    0721641644

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-12-02
  • Publisher: Saunders

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This is the recognized source for information on the genetic aspects of obstetrics & gynecology as it relates to common gynecologic disorders, gynecologic cancers, and sex differentiation. The text offers a practical review of basic principles of genetics, assuming no prior knowledge. Two of the best-known experts in the field offer a practical review of the basic principles of genetics--as well as the most current advances--that can be immediately applied to obstetric and gynecologic practice. Discusses prenatal diagnosis as well as gynecologic disorders. Offers systemic genetic coverage of reproductive conditions. Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject Offers expanded coverage of prenatal genetic diagnosis. Discusses the hottest topics in the field including new molecular techniques for prenatal genetic diagnosis, new developments in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, as well as information on fetal cells in maternal blood. Features new coverage of congenital malformations · spontaneous abortion · breast and ovarian cancer · and sex differentiation. Explores the most current advances and their clinical implications.

Table of Contents

I General Principles
Chromosomal Abnormalities
3(36)
Molecular and Mendelian Genetics
39(36)
Polygenic/Multifactorial Inheritance
75(8)
Genetic History-Taking and Genetic Counseling
83(18)
II Clinical Genetics
Genetics of Pregnancy Loss
101(32)
Mental Retardation and Multiple Malformation Patterns
133(14)
Pregnancy in Women with Mendelian Disorders
147(24)
Common Gynecologic Disorders
171(40)
Gynecologic Cancer
211(32)
Disorders of Sex Differentiation: Gonadal Abnormalities and Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
243(48)
Abnormal Genital Development (Male and Female Pseudohermaphroditism)
291(32)
Sex Chromosomal Polysomies (47,XXY; 47,XYY; 47,XXX), Sex Reversed (46,XX) Males, and Disorders of the Male Reproductive Ducts
323(22)
IV Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis
Techniques for Prenatal Diagnosis
345(26)
Prenatal Cytogenetic Diagnosis and Maternal Serum Analyte Screening
371(28)
Prenatal Diagnosis of Mendelian Disorders and Neural Tube Defects
399(14)
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
413(30)
Prenatal Diagnosis by Intact Fetal Cells or Cell-Free DNA in Maternal Blood
443(16)
V Ethics and Legal Issues
Ethical and Legal Issues in Reproductive Genetics
459(6)
Index 465

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