Prenatal Diagnosis and Genetic Counseling of Omphalocele book cover

Prenatal Diagnosis and Genetic Counseling of Omphalocele

An Overview and Atlas of Cases

Omphalocele is a heterogeneous condition associated with chromosomal abnormalities, epigenetic defects, and various syndromes and disorders. The book is consisted of 6-chapter contents and 260 illustrations, which discusses some of the more recent advances in knowledge of prenatal diagnosis and genetic counseling of omphalocele-related abnormalities. The atlas contains comprehensive visual information that has been gathered by the author during a career devoted to fetal medicine. With the contents and atlas, the book will be useful to a wide audience of medical students, genetic counselors, medical geneticist, obstetricians, pediatricians and healthcare professions in the field of prenatal diagnosis.

Hardbound, 208 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-986-83792-0-6


  • Chapter 1. Numerical chromosomal abnormalities associated with omphalocele
    Chapter 2. Structural chromosomal abnormalities and uniparental disomy associated with omphalocele
    Chapter 3. Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
    Chapter 4. Omphalocele-exstrophy-imperforate anus-spinal defects (OEIS) complex
    Chapter 5. Pentalogy of Cantrell
    Chapter 6. Various syndromes and disorders associated with omphalocele
    Chapter 7. Atlas and cases


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