Perinatal Genetics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323530941

Perinatal Genetics

1st Edition

Editors: Mary Norton Jeffrey Kuller Lorraine Dugoff George Saade
Paperback ISBN: 9780323530941
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 350

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Get a quick, expert overview of the fast-changing field of perinatal genetics with this concise, practical resource. Drs. Mary Norton, Jeffrey A. Kuller, Lorraine Dugoff, and George Saade fully cover the clinically relevant topics that are key to providers who care for pregnant women and couples contemplating pregnancy. It’s an ideal resource for Ob/Gyn physicians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and clinical geneticists, as well as midwives, nurse practitioners, and other obstetric providers.

Table of Contents

1. Principles of Medical Genetics and Genomics

2. Non-Mendelian Genetics

3. Principles of Genetic Counseling

4. Molecular Genetics

5. Cytogenetics

6. Carrier Screening

7. Serum and Ultrasound Based Screening Tests for Aneuploidy

8. Cell Free DNA Screening

9. Chromosomal Microarray Analysis

10. Whole Exome and Whole Genome Sequencing

11. Ultrasound Markers for Aneuploidy

12. Genetic Evaluation of Fetal Sonographic Abnormalities

13. Prenatal Diagnostic Testing

14. Preimplantation Genetic Screening and Diagnosis

15. Fetal Treatment of Genetic Disorders


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About the Editor

Mary Norton

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

Jeffrey Kuller

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

Lorraine Dugoff

Affiliations and Expertise

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

George Saade

Affiliations and Expertise

Jennie Sealy Smith Distinguished Chair; Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Cell Biology; Chief of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine; Director, Perinatal Research Division; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX