Perinatal Genetics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323530941

Perinatal Genetics

1st Edition

Editors: Mary Norton Jeffrey Kuller Lorraine Dugoff
Paperback ISBN: 9780323530941
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th January 2019
Page Count: 206

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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, and Lorraine Dugoff 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. Cytogenetics: Part 1, General Concepts and Aneuploid Conditions

5. Cytogenetics: Part 2, Structural Rearrangements and Reproductive Impact

6. Molecular Genetics

7. Carrier Screening

8. Serum and Ultrasound Based Screening Tests for Aneuploidy

9. Cell Free DNA Screening

10. Ultrasound Markers for Aneuploidy

11. Genetic Evaluation of Fetal Sonographic Abnormalities

12. Chromosomal Microarray Analysis

13. Exome and Genome Sequencing

14. Prenatal Diagnostic Testing

15. Preimplantation Genetic Screening and Diagnosis

16. 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

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief, Division of Reproductive Genetics, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine