Pathology of the Placenta

Pathology of the Placenta



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702021961
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/28/1997
Series: Major Problems in Pathology Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

About the Author

Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Pathology, Department of Pathological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Consultant Pathologist, Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London, UK

Table of Contents

The Development of the Placenta

Physiology of the Placenta

Abnormalities of Placentation

The Placenta in Multiple Pregnancy

Macroscopic Abnormalities of the Placenta

Histological Abnormalities of the Placenta

The Placenta in Pregnancies of Abnormal Duration

The Placenta in Maternal Disorders

The Placenta in Abnormalities and Disorders of the Fetus

The Placenta in Abortion

Infections and Inflammatory Lesions of the Placenta

Immunopathology of the Placenta

Non-Trophoblastic Tumours of the Placenta

Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

Pathology of the Umbilical Cord

Pathology of the Membranes

Pathological Examination of the Placenta

Placental Weight

Placental Biopsy

Medico-Legal Aspects of Placental Pathology

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