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
Medico-Legal Aspects of Placental Pathology
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.
- Access the most authoritative and effective diagnostic help with step-by-step guidance on placental examination techniques.
- Get the clinical information you need without superfluous details.
- Create better reports or prepare for exams with comprehensive coverage of all benign and malignant disorders of placental abnormalities.
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- © Saunders 2007
- 25th June 2007
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Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Pathology, Department of Pathological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Consultant Pathologist, Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London, UK