The Placenta and Neurodisability, 2nd Edition

The Placenta and Neurodisability, 2nd Edition

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ISBN: 9781909962538
Ano: 2016
Paginas: 176

Overview

DescriptionThis comprehensive and authoritative book discusses the critical role of the utero-placenta in neurodisability, both at term and preterm. It examines aspects of fetal compromise a...

Description

This comprehensive and authoritative book discusses the critical role of the utero-placenta in neurodisability, both at term and preterm. It examines aspects of fetal compromise and possible cerebro-protective interventions, recent evidence on fetal growth and mental illness, as well as cerebro-therapeutics. Throughout the book, information from the basic sciences placed within the clinical context.

•Written by leading obstetricians, neonatologists, paediatricians and pathologists.
•Discusses the role of  placenta in the  pathophysiology of  CNS
•Examines recent evidence of endocrine, haematological and inflammatory origins of utero-placental dysfunction
•Reviews latest advances in antepartum and perinatal imaging

 

Table of Contents

1. Placental pathology and perinatal brain injury
2. Abnormal Placental Phenotypes
3. Aberrant placental endocrinology, fetal growth and neurodevelopment
4. The rheology of utero-placental and feto-placental blood flow
5. Inflammation and Placentation
6. Infections and the fetal inflammatory response
7. Cerebral ischaemia and white matter injury
8. In utero imaging of the human placenta
9. Cerebral Function and Fetal Growth Restriction
10. Placental programming and mental illness: fetal growth and schizophrenia
11. Cerebro-therapeutics
12. Summing up and unsolved problems