Volume 10. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Book and CD-ROM

1st Edition

European Practice in Gynaecology and Obstetrics Series


  • Print ISBN 9780444518293

Key Features

  • Series concentrates on important and changing areas of clinical practice
  • Each volume editor is a leading European expert in the field
  • Contributors are drawn from a wide range of European countries
  • All volumes include a review of basic science and pathophysiology, as well as clinical aspects, treatment, unresolved problems
  • Current references are included for each chapter
  • Multiple choice questions are provided at the end of each chapter
  • This volume comes with a CD containing all the colour images in the book plus 106 extra images

Table of Contents

Preface J Lansac
Introduction J W Wladimiroff
Basic physiological principles of medical ultrasound S Eik-Nes
Biological effects and safety aspects F Duck
Scanning techniques in obstetrics and gynaecology I Timor-Tritisch
Investigation of early pregnancy J M Carrera
Normal fetal anatomy at 18-22 weeks D Nyberg
Amniotic fluid and placenta E Jauniaux
Fetal biometry, estimation of gestational age, assessment of fetal growth D Arduni
Epidemiology, different diagnosis, natural history of abnormalities and management G L Pilu
Evaluation of fetal uteroplacental blood flow Marsal
Invasive procedures in obstetrics Y Ville
Multiple pregnancies K Hecher
Fetal breathing and body movements G H A Visser
Normal gynaecological anatomy (uterus, tubes, ovaries) S Kupesic
Gynaecological complications (tubes and ovaries) R Osmers
Gynaecology, invasive procedures, and Doppler in gynaecology B Cacciatore
Medicolegal implications of ultrasound examination H Meire
Ethics and patient information F A Chervenak


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About the authors

Juriy Wladimiroff

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands;

Sturla Eik-Nes

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Obstetrics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Natioanl Center for Fetal Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norway