Potter's Pathology of the Fetus, Infant and Child

2nd Edition

2-Volume Set with CD-ROM

Editors:

Key Features

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of all common and rare embryonic, fetal, and infant disorders in one source.
  • Correlates clinical, pathologic, and genetic findings for each systemic disease.
  • Emphasizes the genetic and molecular basis of birth defects.
  • Features nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - which depict each abnormality or condition as they present in practice.
  • Presents practical information on autopsy techniques and protocols.

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Pare 1 Genetic and Developmental Pathology

1. Mechanisms of Development and Growth: Molecular Genetics

2. Causes and Pathogenesis of Birth Defects

3. Abnormalities of Blastogenesis, Organogenesis, and Phenogenesis

4. Pathology of Abortion: The Embryo and the Previable Fetus

5. Causes of Stillbirth and Neonatal Death

6. Prenatal Diagnosis

7. Pathology of the Placenta

8. Multiple Pregnancies and Conjoined Twins

9. Disruptions:

I. Teratogenic Disruptions

II. Vascular Disruptions

10. Chromosomal Abnormalities

11. Sudden Death in Infants:

I. Sudden and Unexpected Death in Infants

II. Mechanisms of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

12. Complications of Perinatal Care


Part 2 Systematic Pathology

13. Perinatal, Fetal, and Embryonic Autopsy

14. Infectious Diseases

15. Nutritional Diseases

16. Metabolic Diseases

17. Cardiovascular System:

I. Development of the Heart and Congenital Malformations

II. Cardiovascular Disorders

18. Respiratory System

19. Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas


Volume 2

20. Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract

21. Renal System:

I. Kidneys and Urinary Tract

II. Genetic Disorders and Malformation Syndromes

22. Hematopoietic System:

I. Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood

II. Coagulation Disorders

23. Thymus, Spleen, Lymphoid, Tissues, and Immunodeficiency Disorders

24. Central Nervous System:

I. Development

II. Malformations

III. Fetal and Neonatal Brain Damage

IV. The “At-Risk” Fetus

25. Endocrine Glands

26. Reproductive System

27. Soft Tissue Tumors

28. Skin Diseases

29. Neuromuscular Diseases

30. Skeletal System:

I. Osteochondrodysplasias an

Details

No. of pages:
2444
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323076166
Print ISBN:
9780323034036

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