Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynecology

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This is the recognized source for information on the genetic aspects of obstetrics a gynecology as it relates to common gynecologic disorders, gynecologic cancers, and sex differentiation. The text offers a practical review of basic principles of genetics, assuming no prior knowledge. Two of the best-known experts in the field offer a practical review of the basic principles of genetics--as well as the most current advances--that can be immediately applied to obstetric and gynecologic practice. Discusses prenatal diagnosis as well as gynecologic disorders. Offers systemic genetic coverage of reproductive conditions. Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject Offers expanded coverage of prenatal genetic diagnosis. Discusses the hottest topics in the field including new molecular techniques for prenatal genetic diagnosis, new developments in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, as well as information on fetal cells in maternal blood. Features new coverage of congenital malformations Am spontaneous abortion Am breast and ovarian cancer Am and sex differentiation. Explores the most current advances and their clinical implications.Translocations among antibody genes in human cancer. Science 222:765, 1983. ... Obstet Gynecol 60:250, 1982. Libermann TA ... Linder D, McCaw BK, Hecht F: Parthenogenic origin of benign ovarian teratomas. N Engl J Med 292:63, 1975.

Title:Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Author:Joe Leigh Simpson, Sherman Elias
Publisher:W B Saunders Company - 2003


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