Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Cases with Expert Commentary

Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Cases with Expert Commentary

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ISBN-13: 9780199654994
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/08/2015
Pages: 353
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Natasha Hezelgrave, Academic Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maternal and Fetal Research Unit, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.,Danielle Abbott, Clinical Research Fellow, Maternal and Fetal Medicine Department, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.,Andrew Shennan, Professor of Obstetrics, Maternal and Fetal Research Unit, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, King's College London, UK.

Dr Natasha Hezelgrave is currently an Academic Research Fellow working in the Academic Women's Health Centre, King's College London. She is a Specialist Registrar in the London Deanery Training Programme, and has taken time out to complete a PhD. Her main interests are prediction and prevention of preterm birth, pre-eclampsia, and global public health. She is currently coordinating a Gates Foundation funded research project to examine ways to improve detection of pre-eclampsia in rural sub-Saharan Africa.


Dr Danielle Abbott is currently a clinical Research Fellow in Obstetrics working in the Academic Women's Health Centre, Kings College London. She is completing a MD in Obstetrics. Her main interests are the prediction and prevention of preterm birth.


Andrew Shennan is Professor of Obstetrics at King's College London. He qualified with MBBS in 1980 from St Mary's Hospital Medical School and became a Member of the RCOG in 1991. He was awarded his MD thesis from Imperial College in 1997. He leads the clinical research programme within the Maternal and Fetal Research Unit into the causes of low birthweight and pre-eclampsia. In addition, he runs the research programme into the measurement of blood pressure in pregnancy and the development of accurate/novel 'mercury free' devices, as well as prediction and prevention of preterm labour.

Table of Contents

1. Heavy menstrual bleeding
2. Severe endometriosis
3. Pregnancy of unknown location
4. Infertility
5. Recurrent early miscarriage
6. Fetal anomaly
7. Twins
8. Cervical cerclage: delaying the inevitable?
9. IUGR
10. Dilemmas and the preterm infant
11. Pregnancy and cardiac disease
12. Pregnancy and diabetes
13. Pregnancy and HIV
14. SLE in pregnancy
15. Obesity
16. Severe pre-eclampsia
17. VBAC
18. Intrapartum care
19. PPH
20. Menopause
21. Urinary incontinence
22. Post-menopausal bleeding
23. Ovarian malignancy
24. Cervical malignancy

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