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Gebremste Reform.
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Konstanz : Universitätsverlag Konstanz, c1977
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347 p.
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0387940111
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Konstanz : Universitätsverlag Konstanz, c1977
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0387940111
catalogue key
94201
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Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy collates case material from over 500 autopsies (including embryos) and 1200 placentas from twins, triplets, and higher multiples with selected literature on human multiple reproduction. It emphasizes important new concepts of pathophysiology and interpretation of less than ideal outcomes of multiple conception based on over 30 years experience in the field. Aspects of perinatal pathology unique to twins and higher multiples are emphasized, with practical suggestions for the service pathologist, including items of potential medico-legal significance. Controversial topics, such as the value of studies of concordance for diseases or malformations, and the significance of inter-twin anastomoses, are addressed and suggestions made for further investigation. A close working relationship between pathologists and clinical colleagues is encouraged by discussion of clinico-pathological correlations. And, the most recent discussions on mechanisms of twinning and genetic versus environmental influences on the development of twins are presented.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction and Twin Studiesp. 1
Twinning Mechanisms and Zygosity Determinationp. 9
The Placenta in Multiple Pregnancyp. 29
Obstetric Aspects of Multiple Pregnancyp. 63
Mortality of Twinsp. 87
Morbidity of Twinsp. 133
Anomalous Development of Twinsp. 169
The Pathology of Monochorionic Monozygosityp. 199
Intertwin Vascular Anastomosesp. 215
Anomalies of Monozygotic Duplicationp. 277
Triplets and Higher Multiplesp. 349
Author Indexp. 387
Subject Indexp. 395
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