Arias' Practical Guide to High-Risk Pregnancy and Delivery - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9788131234778, 9788131238769

Arias' Practical Guide to High-Risk Pregnancy and Delivery

4th Edition

A South Asian Perspective

Editors: Fernando Arias Amarnath Bhide Arulkumaran S Kaizad Damania Shirish Daftary
eBook ISBN: 9788131238769
Paperback ISBN: 9788131234778
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 13th October 2014
Page Count: 416

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Thoroughly revised edition of this well-known text is prompted by the popularity of the previous edition among both students and practitioners. The revised edition has been endeavoured keeping the key objective of Dr Fernando Arias alive—to provide Obs & Gynae residents, fellows in Maternal–Fetal Medicine, obstetricians, general physicians and interested nurses and medical students with a source of practical information about complications of pregnancy.

Key Features

• Most of the chapters have been completely re-written.

• A new chapter ‘Impact of Advances in Genetics on Prenatal Diagnosis’ has been added, which does justice to the enormous advances in the field of Prenatal Genetics in the recent years.

• Our understanding of multiple pregnancies has increased considerably. A separate chapter on multiple pregnancy has been added given that multiple pregnancies are at high risk of developing problems and therefore require greater attention.

• An entire section of intrapartum problems has been added, making this a comprehensive Obstetric text.

• The editors have managed to persuade leaders in the field to write for this edition. The chapters are authored by researchers working on the coalface. Their first-hand experience, knowledge, wisdom and hard work are evident in this edition.

Table of Contents

  1. Prenatal Diagnosis of Chromosomal Abnormalities
    Asma Khalil, Amy Coates
    2. Fetal Dysmorphology
    Nirmala Chandrasekharan, Amarnath Bhide
    3. Impact of Advances in Genetics on Prenatal Diagnosis
    Tessa Homfray
    4. Fetal Infections
    Francesco D’Antonio, Amarnath Bhide
    5. Fetal Growth Restriction
    Giorgio Pagani, Amarnath Bhide
    6. Early Pregnancy Complications
    Parikshit Dahyalal Tank
    7. Identification and Antepartum Surveillance of High Risk Pregnancy
    Amol P. Pawar, Kaizad R. Damania
    8. Preterm Birth
    Lilian Alabi-Isama, Austin Ugwumadu
    9. Post Term and Prolonged Pregnancy
    Avinash Bhatt, Kaizad R. Damania
    10. Antepartum Haemorrhage
    Vedrana Caric, Amarnath Bhide
    11. Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy
    Gargee Pandit, Kaizad R. Damania
    12. Multiple Pregnancy
    Tiran Dias, Amarnath Bhide
    13. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Vandana Bansal, Kaizad R. Damania
    14. Haematological Disorders and Red-Cell Alloimmunization in Pregnancy
    Ann Koschorke, Michael Egbor, Amarnath Bhide
    15. Diabetes in Pregnancy
    Gargee Pandit, Kaizad R. Damania
    16. Cardiac Disease and Pregnancy
    Milind S. Phadke, Vinay R. Jaiswal
    17. Other Medical Disorders in Pregnancy
    Ameya C. Purandare, Kaizad R. Damania
    18. Tropical Diseases in Pregnancy
    Shirish N. Daftary
    19. Abnormal Labour
    Kim Hinshaw, Sara Kenyon
    20. Fetal Surveillance in Labour
    Rohana Haththotuwa, Muhunthan K, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
    21. Birth Asphyxia
    Vikram Sinai Talaulikar, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
    22. Operative Delivery
    Hemantha Senanayake, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
    23. Postpartum Haemorrhage
    Sadia Muhammad, Edwin Chandraharan


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About the Editor

Fernando Arias

Amarnath Bhide

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics, St. George's Hospital, London, UK Honorary Senior Lecturer, St. George's University of London Scientific Editor, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Formerly, Professor and Unit Head, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai, India

Arulkumaran S

Sir Dr. S Arulkumaran is Professor and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St George’s University of London.

Previously the Secretary General and Treasurer to the International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for nine years, he is now President-Elect for the federation.

Sir S Arulkumaran is the past President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of the UK from 2007 and 2010. He is Editor-in-Chief of Best Practice and Research in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology and author of 245 indexed publications, 24 books and 164 book chapters.

He is the Honorary Fellow of the America, Sri Lankan, South African, Pakistan, Indian, Australian and New Zealand Colleges of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Honorary Member of the Canadian, Malaysian, German, Italian and South African Societies.

Sir S Arulkumaran was knighted as Knight Bachelor in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2009 in recognition of Services to Medicine.

Kaizad Damania

Affiliations and Expertise

Dr. Kaizad Damania is currently working as consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at N Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai.

Shirish Daftary

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus and Consultant, Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai. Dr. Daftary’s Total Care Clinic, Mumbai.