PROFESSOR MILUNSKYS BOOK HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF THIS FIELD FOR OVER 30 YEARS, IN FIVE EDITIONS. THE NEW EDITION WILL CONTINUE TO BE WRITTEN BY INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AUTHORITIES IN THE FIELD. THE CONTENTS WILL BE UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE MAJOR CHANGES AFOOT IN THE CYTOGENETICS OF PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS WHERE CHROMOSOMAL MICROARRAY HAS TAKEN HOLD AND IS LIKELY TO SERIOUSLY REPLACE ROUTINE CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS. THIS ASPECT, ENORMOUS ADVANCES IN PRENATAL MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS, ADVANCES IN PREIMPLANTATION DIAGNOSIS AND NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS VIA CIRCULATING FETAL DNA AND RNA IN MOTHERS BLOOD, WILL FEATURE PROMINENTLY IN THE NEXT EDITION.
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"Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment gives exemplary treatment to the topics advertised on the cover... Instead, it will serve as a valuable resource in cleaner locales - in the office while analyzing the prenatal workup of a fetus about to be examined or while trying to understand the clinical discussion at maternal-fetal medicine conferences." (Pediatric & Developmental Pathology, 2011)Reseña del editor:
Highly Commended in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology category of the 2010 BMA Medical Book Competition Brand new edition of the world's leading text on prenatal diagnosis This 6 th Edition of Genetic Disorders and the Fetus maintains it's pre-eminence as the major repository of facts about prenatal diagnosis. It provides a critical analysis and synthesis of established and new knowledge based on the long experience of authorities in their respective fields. A broad international perspective is presented through authoritative contributions from authors in 11 countries. All chapters and guidelines have been updated to reflect contemporary practice. New chapters have been introduced on: The use of chromosomal microarrays in prenatal diagnosis The social, legal and public policy issues with special reference to international approaches The important peroxisomal and related fatty acid oxidation disorders Extensive tables and clear illustrations assist in differential diagnosis, gene identification and diagnostic modes. The recognition of many new and unresolved challenges should provide inspiration for novel research initiatives. The guidance provided and the insights and perspectives of these authors make this volume a valuable and indispensable resource for all whose focus is securing fetal health through prenatal diagnosis. Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment is an essential resource for all engaged in prenatal genetic diagnosis, especially obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, medical geneticists, genetic counsellors, and pediatricians, but also many other specialties.
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Descripción Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P111405190876
Descripción Blackwell Pub, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 6th edition. 1184 pages. 10.08x7.40x2.36 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __1405190876
Descripción Blackwell Pub, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 6th edition. 1184 pages. 10.08x7.40x2.36 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 1405190876