Covid-19 Infection and Pregnancy

Covid-19 Infection and Pregnancy

1st Edition - July 18, 2021

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  • Editor: Ahmed Maged El-Goly
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323905954
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323907187

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Covid-19 Infections and Pregnancy provides the latest research on pregnant women and their potential increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness. Research has show that pregnant women have a greater instance of intensive care unit admission and receipt of mechanical ventilation. The book provides up-to-date information on the epidemiology, control, diagnosis and treatment of covid-19 in pregnancy, while also discussing evidence presented in the literature regarding the potential risks of COVID-19 infection among pregnant women and consequent fetal transmission.

Key Features

  • Provides a complete overview on the epidemiology, virology and clinical manifestations of COVID-19
  • Discusses the full extent of what is known to date and provide a thorough view on the effects of sars-cov2 in pregnancy
  • Overviews the obstetric complications related to COVID-19 infection


Researchers, obstetricians and family practitioners interested on the impact of COVID-19 during pregnancy. Advanced students and health care provider

Table of Contents

  • 1. Sars-cov-2 infection history, epidemiology, virology of the disease
    2. Immunological changes in pregnancy and susceptibility to infections
    3. Sars-cov-2 infection during pregnancy the available data
    4. Diagnosis of sars-cov-2 infections during pregnancy
    5. Management strategy for sars-cov-2 infections during pregnancy
    6. Pregnancy outcome in women infected with sars-cov-2

Product details

  • No. of pages: 190
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: July 18, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323905954
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323907187

About the Editor

Ahmed Maged El-Goly

Dr. Ahmed M. Maged is a Professor at Kasr Alainy Medical School, the largest educational hospital in the Middle East. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degrees from Cairo University in 1997 and Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2005, from the same institution. Dr. Maged has published over 50 articles in international journals, including the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics and the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kasr Alainy Medical School, Cairo University, Egypt

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