Potter's Pathology of the Fetus, Infant and Child - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323034036, 9780323076166

Potter's Pathology of the Fetus, Infant and Child

2nd Edition

2-Volume Set with CD-ROM

Editors: Enid Gilbert-Barness Raj Kapur Luc Laurier Oligny Joseph Siebert
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323034036
eBook ISBN: 9780323076166
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th April 2007
Page Count: 2444

Description

This comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of fetal and neonatal pathology, including complicated pregnancies, multiple pregnancies, abortion, placental pathology, and disorders affecting the full-term neonate. A consistent organization allows for quick access to specific guidance, and nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - depict conditions and abnormalities as they present in practice, facilitating diagnosis. An Image Bank on CD-ROM - new to this edition - features all of the illustrations from the 2-volume set, downloadable for presentations.

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:
© Mosby 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323076166
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323034036

About the Editor

Enid Gilbert-Barness

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Pathology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA

Raj Kapur

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Associate Professor

Luc Laurier Oligny

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Joseph Siebert

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Associate, Professor of Pathology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA