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Pathology of the Placenta

Now in its third edition, this "benchside" reference provides you with a structured diagnostic approach to the features of the placenta most commonly encountered in the investigation of adverse fetal outcomes. Inside, you'll find detailed disussions on cytogenetics and molecular biology as well as the latest developments in coagulopathy, infections, chorioamnionitis, preeclampsia, trophoblastic disease, and twin pregnancies among others. Plus, a new format facilitates information retrieval and new color clinical and pathologic images help you recognize and disagnose lesions better than ever.

Pathology, Ob/Gyns

Hardbound, 576 Pages

Published: June 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2592-4


  • The Development of the Placenta

    Physiology of the Placenta

    Abnormalities of Placentation

    The Placenta in Multiple Pregnancy

    Macroscopic Abnormalities of the Placenta

    Histological Abnormalities of the Placenta

    The Placenta in Pregnancies of Abnormal Duration

    The Placenta in Maternal Disorders

    The Placenta in Abnormalities and Disorders of the Fetus

    The Placenta in Abortion

    Infections and Inflammatory Lesions of the Placenta

    Immunopathology of the Placenta

    Non-Trophoblastic Tumours of the Placenta

    Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    Pathology of the Umbilical Cord

    Pathology of the Membranes

    Pathological Examination of the Placenta

    Placental Weight

    Placental Biopsy

    Medico-Legal Aspects of Placental Pathology


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