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Highly Commended in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology category ofthe 2010 BMA Medical Book Competition
Brand new edition of the world's leading text on prenataldiagnosis
This 6th Edition of Genetic Disorders and theFetus maintains it's pre-eminence as the major repository offacts about prenatal diagnosis. It provides a critical analysis andsynthesis of established and new knowledge based on the longexperience of authorities in their respective fields. A broadinternational perspective is presented through authoritativecontributions from authors in 11 countries. All chapters andguidelines have been updated to reflect contemporary practice. Newchapters have been introduced on:
Extensive tables and clear illustrations assist in differentialdiagnosis, gene identification and diagnostic modes. Therecognition of many new and unresolved challenges should provideinspiration for novel research initiatives. The guidance providedand the insights and perspectives of these authors make this volumea valuable and indispensable resource for all whose focus issecuring fetal health through prenatal diagnosis.
Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention andTreatment is an essential resource for all engaged in prenatalgenetic diagnosis, especially obstetricians, maternal-fetalmedicine specialists, medical geneticists, genetic counsellors, andpediatricians, but also many other specialties.
"Discusses the biology & diagnosis of different heritable disorders, the techniques of diagnosis, the options, & the medicolegal & ethical issues surrounding prenatal diagnosis."
List of Contributors.
1 Genetic Counseling: Preconception, Prenatal and Perinatal(Aubrey Milunsky and Jeff M. Milunsky).
2 Amniocentesis and Fetal Blood Sampling (ShermanElias).
3 Amniotic Fluid (Aubrey Milunsky).
4 Amniotic Fluid Cell Culture (Daniel L. van Dyke).
5 Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis through Chorionic Villus Sampling(Giovanni Monni, Rosa Maria Ibba and Maria AngelicaZoppi).
6 Prenatal Diagnosis of Chromosomal Abnormalities throughAmniocentesis (Peter A. Benn).
7 Prenatal Diagnosis of Sex Chromosome Abnormalities (Jeff M.Milunsky).
8 Molecular Cytogenetics and Prenatal Diagnosis (StuartSchwartz).
9 Prenatal Diagnosis and the Spectrum of Involvement fromFragile X Mutations (Randi Hagerman, Vivien Narcisa and PaulHagerman).
10 Prenatal Diagnosis by Microarray Analysis (Joris RobertVermeesch).
11 Molecular Genetics and Prenatal Diagnosis (John A.Phillips III).
12 Prenatal Diagnosis of Disorders of Lipid Metabolism (BryanG. Winchester).
13 Prenatal Diagnosis of the Peroxisomal and Mitochondrial FattyAcid Oxidation Defi ciencies (Ronald J.A. Wanders).
14 Prenatal Diagnosis of the Mucopolysaccharidoses and PostnatalEnzyme Replacement Therapy (John J. Hopwood).
15 Disorders of the Metabolism of Amino Acids and RelatedCompounds (Vivian E. Shih and Roseann Mandell).
16 Prenatal Diagnosis of Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism(Yuan-Tsong Chen and Deeksha S. Bali).
17 Prenatal Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis (Gerald L. Feldmanand Kristin G. Monaghan).
18 Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment of Congenital AdrenalHyperplasia (Phyllis W. Speiser).
19 Prenatal Diagnosis of Miscellaneous Biochemical Disorders(David S. Rosenblatt and David Watkins).
20 Prenatal Diagnosis of Primary Immunodefi ciency Diseases(Jennifer M. Puck).
21 Prenatal Diagnosis of the Hemoglobinopathies (John M.Old).
22 Prenatal Diagnosis of Disorders of Bone and Connective Tissue(Andrea Superti-Furga and Sheila Unger).
23 Maternal Serum Screening for Neural Tube and Other Defects(Aubrey Milunsky and Jacob A. Canick).
24 Multi-Marker Maternal Serum Screening for ChromosomalAbnormalities (Howard S. Cuckle and Peter A. Benn).
25 Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Malformations by Ultrasound(Yves G. Ville and Durata Nowakowska).
26 Prenatal Diagnosis and Management of Abnormal FetalDevelopment with Emphasis on the Third Trimester of Pregnancy(Juriy W. Wladimiroff and Titia E. Cohen-Overbeek).
27 Prenatal Diagnosis by Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging(Nadine Girard and Kathia Chaumoitre).
28 Induced Abortion for Genetic Indications: Techniques andComplications (Lee P. Shulman).
29 Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (Yury Verlinsky* andAnver Kuliev).
30 Prenatal Diagnosis through Analysis of Intact Fetal Cells andCell-Free Nucleic Acids in the
Maternal Circulation (Diana W. Bianchi and Y.M. DennisLo).
31 Fetal Therapy (Diana L. Farmer, Hammin Lee, ElizabethGress, Aubrey Milunsky and Michael R. Harrison).
32 Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Infection (Yves Ville andGuillaume Benoist).
33 Medicolegal Aspects of Prenatal Diagnosis (Ellen WrightClayton and Mary Z. Pelias).
34 Prenatal and Preimplantation Diagnosis: International PolicyPerspectives (Bartha Maria Knoppers and Thu MinhNguyen).
35 Ethical Issues in the Diagnosis and Management of GeneticDisorders in the Fetus (Frank A. Chervenak and Laurence B.McCullough).
Appendix, Prenatal Diagnosis of Additional Miscellaneous GeneticDisorders (Aubrey Milunsky).