Color Atlas of Gross Placental Pathology / Edition 1

Color Atlas of Gross Placental Pathology / Edition 1

by Cynthia G. Kaplan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0896402495

ISBN-13: 9780896402492

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Careful evaluation of the placenta can often give much insight into disorders of pregnancy in the mother and fetus.The techniques of gross placental examination are not difficult, but a systematic approach is necessary to be complete. Color Atlas of Gross Placental Pathology, Second Edition, is designed to aid in the careful and thorough gross examination of the…  See more details below

Overview

Careful evaluation of the placenta can often give much insight into disorders of pregnancy in the mother and fetus.The techniques of gross placental examination are not difficult, but a systematic approach is necessary to be complete. Color Atlas of Gross Placental Pathology, Second Edition, is designed to aid in the careful and thorough gross examination of the placenta by providing an illustrated manual of examination that includes normal variations and abnormal findings, as well as unusual pathology.This Atlas contains 186 illustrations, 154 in color.

About the Author:
Cynthia G. Kaplan, MD, is Professor of Pathology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, New York

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896402492
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Pages:
116

Table of Contents


Preface to the Second Edition     vii
Preface to the First Edition     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Examination Procedures     1
Site     1
Fixation     2
Technique of Gross Examination     5
Placental Weight     10
Histologic Sectioning     10
Reports     10
Basic Placental Anatomy and Development     12
Development     12
Placental Shape     15
Placenta Previa     18
Placenta Accreta     19
Umbilical Cord     25
Development     25
Single Umbilical Artery     25
Twist     27
Length     29
Diameter     35
Insertion     35
Infection     41
Ulceration     44
Fetal Membranes and Surface     45
Layers     45
Subchorionic Fibrin and Hemorrhage     45
Extrachorial Placentation     45
Amnion Nodosum and Squamous Metaplasia     50
Amniotic Rupture     53
Cysts     55
Infection     56
Meconium     58
Retromembranous Hemorrhage     61
Thrombosis     64
Lesions of the Villous Tissue     67
Calcification     67
Color     67
Infarcts     72
Retroplacental Hemorrhage     77
Intervillous Thrombi     81
Fibrin Deposition     83
Avascular Villi     87
Chorangiomas     88
Mesenchymal Dysplasia     92
Inflammatory Villous Lesions     93
Histologic Study     96
Multiple Gestations     97
Chorionicity     97
Examination of Twin Placenta     99
Problems Unique to Monochorionic Twins     104
Twin Asymmetry     110
Higher Multiple Births     112
Selected References     115
Sample Report Forms     117
Singleton Report Form     117
Twin Report Form     118
Normal Values for Placentas     119
Fetal/Placental Weight Ratio     119
Placental Growth Curves     120
Mean Placental Weights by Gestation (Singleton)     120
Mean Placental Weights by Gestation (Twin)     121
Comparison of Twin and Singleton Placental Weights     121
Cord Length by Gestational Age     122
Comparison of Published Cord Lengths     122
Index     123

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