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copertina di Fetal and Neonatal Brain Injury

Fetal and Neonatal Brain Injury

di Stevenson  • 2009  • dettagli prodotto

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An outstanding international team of highly experienced neonatologists and maternal-fetal medicine clinicians have produced this practical, authoritative clinical text, giving clear management advice on all types of fetal and neonatal brain injury. All advances in diagnosis and treatment are discussed, with an emphasis on outcome assessment.Table of Contents 1. Neonatal encephalopathy2. Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and therapeutics in animal modes of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalophathy3. Cellular and molecular biology of hypoxic-encephalopathy4. The pathogenesis of preterm brain injury5. Prematurity and complications of labor and delivery6. Risks and complications of multiple gestations7. Intrauterine growth restriction8. Maternal diseases that affect fetal development9. Obstetrical conditions and practices that affect the fetus and newborn10. Fetal and neonatal injury as a consequence of maternal substance abuse11. Pregnancy induced hypertension, HELLP syndrome and chronic hypertension12. Complications of labor and delivery13. Fetal response to asphyxia14. Antepartum evaluation of fetal well-being15. Intrapartum evaluation of the fetus16. Clinical manifestations of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy17. The use of EEG in assessing acute and chronic brain damage in the newborn18. Neuroimaging in the evaluation of pattern and timing of fetal and neonatal brain abnormalities19. Light-based functional assessment of the brain20. Placental pathology and the etiology of fetal and neonatal brain injury21. Correlations of clinical, laboratory, imaging and placental findings as to the timing of asphyxial events22. Congenital malformations of the brain23. Neurogenetic disorders of the brain24. Hemorrhagic lesions of the CNS25. Neonatal stroke26. Hypoglycemia in the neonate27. Hyperbilirubinemia and kernicterus28. Polycythemia and fetal-maternal bleeding29. Hydrops fetalis30. Bacterial sepsis in the neonate31. Neonatal bacterial meningitis32. Neurological sequelae of congenital perinatal infection33. Perinatal human immunodeficiency virus infection34. Inborn errors of metabolism with features of HIE35. Acidosis and alkalosis36. Meconium staining and the meconium aspiration syndrome37. Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn38. Pediatric cardiac surgery: relevance to fetal and neonatal brain injury39. Neonatal resuscitation: immediate management40. Improving performance, reducing error, and minimizing risk in the delivery room41. Extended management following resuscitation42. Endogenous and exogenous neuroprotective mechanisms after hypoxic ischemic injury43. Neonatal seizures44. Nutritional support of the asphyxiated infant45. Early childhood neurodevelopmental outcome of preterm infants46. Assessment and management of infants with cerebral palsy47. Long term impact of neonatal events on speech, language development and academic achievement48. Neurocognitive outcomes of term infants with perinatal asphyxia49. Appropriateness of intensive care application50. Medicolegal issues in perinatal brain injury


ISBN: 052188859X

Titolo: Fetal and Neonatal Brain Injury


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2009

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 22x28 cm

Pagine: 607

Peso: 2 kg