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ISBN-13: 9783540157854
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/14/1985
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1985
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Long-term Follow-up Results After Aspiration of Chorionic Villi During Early Pregnancy.- Chorionic Villi Sampling: General Methodological and Clinical Approach.- Chorionic Villi Sampling in a High-Risk Population Using the Portex Cannula.- Technical Aspects of Chorionic Villi Sampling in First Trimester Fetal Diagnosis.- Single-Operator Aspiration of Chorionic Villi Using an Ultrasound-Guided Silver Cannula.- Chorionic Villi Sampling Using Rigid Forceps Under Ultrasound Control.- Direct Vision Technique for Chorionic Villi Sampling in 100 Diagnostic Cases.- Transabdominal Chorionic Villi Sampling for First Trimester Fetal Diagnosis.- Chorionic Villi Sampling by Means of a New Endoscopic Device.- A Modified Portex Cannula for Chorionic Villi Sampling.- Improved Echogenicity of the Catheter for Chorionic Villi Sampling.- Optimal Timing of Chorionic Biopsy and its Application in the Second Trimester of Pregnancy.- Microbiology of the Endocervix in Patients Undergoing Chorionic Villi Sampling.- Fetoplacental Products as a Prognostic Guide Following Chorionic Villi Sampling.- Ultrasonic Observation of Pregnancy During the First Trimester Using a Vaginal Approach.- New Sonographic Criteria in Monitoring the First Trimester of Pregnancy.- Cytogenetics of Chorionic Villi Sampling: Technical Developments and Diagnostic Applications.- Cytogenetic Findings in First Trimester Chorionic Villi Biopsies: A Collaborative Study.- Results of 180 First Trimester Direct Chromosome Studies in Chorionic Villi.- Mosaicism Confined to Chorionic Tissue in Human Gestations.- Discordance Between Prenatal Cytogenetic Diagnosis after Chorionic Villi Sampling and Chromosomal Constitution of the Fetus.- Mixed Karyotypes Obtained by Chorionic Villi Analysis: Mosaicism and Maternal Contamination.- Culturing Trophoblast Samples.- Choice of Medium for Cultivation and 24-Hour Incubation of Chorionic Villi: Selective Effects in Vitro.- Histologic Study of Tritiated Thymidine Incorporation by Trophoblastic Villi in the First Trimester.- Cytoskeletal and Lectin Markers for Cells Cultured from Chorionic Villi and Decidua.- Histomorphological Aspects of Chorionic Villi in First Trimester Fetal Diagnosis.- Chromosome Analysis of First Trimester Chorionic Villi Sampled by Chorionscope.- Effect of Incubation Time and Serum Concentration on the Number of Mitoses in Aspirated Villi Samples.- Freezing of Chorionic Villi.- Modified Method for Cytogenetic Studies on Uncultured Chorionic Villi.- G-Banding of Chromosomes from Chorionic Villi.- Biochemical Analysis of Chorionic Villi: A Worldwide Survey of First Trimester Fetal Diagnosis of Inborn Errors of Metabolism.- First Trimester Fetal Diagnosis: Principles and Potential Pitfalls in Enzymatic and Molecular Diagnoses.- First Trimester Prenatal Diagnosis of Metabolic Diseases.- Comparison of the Activities of 15 Lysosomal Enzymes in Chorionic Villi and in Cultured Amniotic Fluid Cells.- Activity of 30 Nonlysosomal Enzymes in Chorionic Villi.- Gene Dosage Effect in Chorionic Villi.- Prenatal Diagnosis of Menkes’ Syndrome by Direct Copper Analysis of Trophoblastic Tissue.- First Trimester Diagnosis in a Twin Pregnancy in Which the Mother is a Proven Carrier of the X-Linked Disorder Menkes’ Syndrome.- Chorionic Biopsy in the Prenatal Diagnosis of Nephropathic Cystinosis.- Feasibility of First Trimester Diagnosis of—-Thalassaemia Using DNA Posymorphisms in the Cypriot Population.- Prenatal Diagnosis of—-Thalassemia by the Analysis of Trophoblast DNA with the Synthetic Oligomer Technique.- DNA Polymorphism Analysis in the Italian Population and Prenatal Diagnosis of Thalassemia.- First Trimester Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases by DNA Analysis of Chorionic Villi: Preliminary Experience.- DNA Polymorphisms and Fetal Sexing for X-Linked Disorders with Chorionic Biopsy.- Maternal Cell Contamination of Chorionic Villi Biopsy in a Pregnancy at Risk for Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy.- Pathology of Chromosome Abnormalities in First Trimester Embryos.- Assessment of the Safety and Accuracy of Chorionic Villi Sampling in First Trimester Fetal Diagnosis.- Methodological Problems in Determining Fetal Loss Rates: Relevance to Chorionic Villi Sampling.- Chorionic Villi Sampling: The McGill Randomized Clinical Trial of Safety and Accuracy.- Social Aspects of First Trimester Diagnosis.- Index of Authors.

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