Master the effective evaluation, analysis and management of placental-fetal growth restriction (PFGR), developing strategies to reduce the risk of perinatal mortality and morbidity in patients worldwide. Extensively researched by international experts, this manual provides practitioners with a detailed, hands-on approach to the practical ‘pearls’ for direct patient management. This authoritative volume advises on matters such as the correct evaluation and management of high-risk patients in danger of PFGR through to delivery.
Extensive and wide-ranging, Placental-Fetal Growth Restriction is an invaluable companion to the developing research interest and clinical applications in PFGR, including developmental outcomes in early childhood. Featuring a critical evaluation of a variety of abnormal conditions, such as fetal hypoxia and extreme prematurity, which are clearly displayed through extensive illustrations, this essential toolkit ensures that practitioners at all levels can effectively limit adverse outcome and reach the correct diagnosis.
About the Author
Christoph Lees is Reader in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at Imperial College London; Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Head of Fetal Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital, London.
Gerard H. A. Visser is Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Utrecht Medical Centre, The Netherlands.
Kurt Hecher is Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, University Medical Centre, Hamburg, Germany. A previous President of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hecher is also Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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