This is a comprehensive, high-level reference book on the latest clini cal findings on the effects of genetic disorders on pregnancy outcomes . The book covers metabolic diseases and disorders, nutrition, neonata l and postnatal growth, ovarian insufficiency, lymosomal disorders, ur ea cycle defects, amino acid and organic acid disorders, gene therapy, diabetes, prenatal diagnosis, and ethics. Six of its 17 chapters deal with phenylketonuria.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.70(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.61(d)|
Table of Contents
Perspectives of Metabolic Diseases in Pregnancy. Nutrition Findings and Requirements in Pregnant Women with PKU. Long-Term Follow-up of Maternal PKU. Results of the Current Collaborative Maternal PKU Study: General Overview; Obstetrical Factors. Prenatal Testing for Maternal PKU. Genetics and Biology of PKU. Developmental Progress of Maternal PKU Offspring. Neonatal and Postnatal Growth Measures. Ovarian Insufficiency Associated with Galactosemia. Gaucher's and Other Lymosomal Disorders. Urea Cycle Defects and the Heterozygotic O.T.C. Female. Amino Acid and Organic Acid Disorders. Gene Therapy for Metabolic Disorders. Teratogenic Effects of Diabetes in Pregnancy. Prenatal Diagnosis and Current Carrier Testing in Metabolic Disease. The Ethics of Prenatal Diagnosis in Maternal Metabolic Diseases. Index.