Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9781455711376, 9780323245951

Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice

7th Edition

Authors: Robert Resnik Robert Creasy Jay Iams Charles Lockwood Thomas Moore Michael Greene
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455711376
eBook ISBN: 9780323245951
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 6th November 2013
Page Count: 1320


Minimize complications with Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine.This medical reference book puts the most recent advances in basic science, clinical diagnosis, and management at your fingertips, equipping you with the up-to date evidence-based guidelines and knowledge you need to ensure the best possible outcomes in maternal-fetal medicine.

"... Creasy & Resnik’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice remains an authoritative reference book for clinical residents, fellows and practicing specialists in Maternal-Fetal Medicine." Reviewed by Ganesh Acharya , Feb 2015

Key Features

  • Apply today’s best practices in maternal-fetal medicine with an increased emphasis on evidence-based medicine.
  • Find dependable, state-of-the-art answers to any clinical question with comprehensive coverage of maternal-fetal medicine from the foremost researchers and practitioners in obstetrics, gynecology and perinatology.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Scientific Basis of Perinatal Biology

1. Human Basic Genetics and Patterns of Inheritance

2. Normal Early Development

3. Amniotic Fluid Dynamics

4. Multiple Gestation: The Biology of Twinning

5. Biology of Parturition

6. Immunology of Pregnancy

7. Maternal Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Adaptation to Pregnancy

8. Endocrinology of Pregnancy

9. The Breast and Physiology of Lactation

10. Maternal Nutrition

11. Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

12. Fetal Cardiovascular Physiology

13. Behavioral State in the Fetus: Relationship to Fetal Health and Development

14. Placental Respiratory Gas Exchange and Fetal Oxygenation

15. Fetal Lung Development and Surfactant

16. Evidence-Based Practice in Perinatal Medicine

Part 2: Obstetrical Imaging

Section I Principles of Fetal Imaging

17. Performing and Documenting the Fetal Anatomy Ultrasound Examination

18. Doppler Ultrasound: Select Fetal and Maternal Applications

19. Clinical Applications of Three-Dimensional Sonography in Obstetrics

Section II Lesions

20. Central Nervous System Imaging

20A: Cephalocele

20B: Choroid Plexus Cysts

20C: Holoprosencephaly

20D: Porencephalic Cyst

20E: Encephalocele

20F: Ventriculomegaly: Aqueductal Stenosis

20G: Ventriculomegaly: Arnold-Chiari Malformation

20H: Ventriculomegaly: Dandy Walker Malfromation and Variant

20I. Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum (online only)

20J. Anencephaly (Online only)

20K. Arachnoid Cyst (Online only)

20L. Hydranencephaly (Online only)

20M. Microcephaly (Online only)

20N. Vein of Galen Aneurysm (Online only)

21. Imaging of the Face and Neck

21A: Cleft Lip and Palate

21B: Cystic Hy


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About the Author

Robert Resnik

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Robert Creasy

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; Corte Madera, CA

Jay Iams

Affiliations and Expertise

Frederick P. Zuspan Professor and Endowed Chair, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Charles Lockwood

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, College of Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leslie H. and Abigail S. Wexner Dean's Chair in Medicine, Vice President for Health Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Thomas Moore

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Michael Greene

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Obstetrics, Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA