Hematological Complications in Obstetrics, Pregnancy, and Gynecology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-09
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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There are many hematological complications associated with obstetrics, pregnancy and gynecology, and unfortunately, they often lead to significant morbidity or mortality for both mother and child. As the first comprehensive reference on all aspects of hematological complications of obstetrics, pregnancy and gynecology this book will be a valuable resource to hematologists, obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive medicine specialists, internists, anesthesiologists and others. The chapters are written by acknowledged experts in the field, and for each condition covered the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical and laboratory diagnosis and management are discussed where appropriate.

Table of Contents

Disseminated intravascular coagulation in obstetrics, pregnancy and gynecology: criteria for diagnosis and management
Recurrent miscarriage syndrome and infertility due to blood coagulation protein and platelet defects
Von Willebrand disease and other bleeding disorders in obstetrics
Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn due to ABO, Rh and other blood group alloantibodies
Thrombophilia in pregnancy and obstetrics
Thromboprophylaxis and treatment of thrombosis in pregnancy
Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in pregnancy
Hemorrhagic and thrombotic lesions of the placenta
Iron deficiency, folate and vitamin b12 deficiency in pregnancy, obstetrics and gynecology
Thrombosis prophylaxis and risk factors of thrombosis in gynecologic oncology
Low molecular weight heparins in pregnancy
Postpartum hemorrhage - diagnosis, pharmacologic therapy, interventional radiologic therapy, and surgical therapy
Hemoglobinopathies in pregnancy
Genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis
Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy
Neonatal immune thrombocytopenias
The rational use of blood and its components in obstetrical and gynecological bleeding complications
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in pregnancy
Coagulation defects as a cause for menstrual disorders
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