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Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes

Edited by Wei Wu

Nanjing Medical University

More than 10% of the global burden of disease is due to pregnancy complications and adverse birth outcomes. Despite recent advances in obstetric medicine, pregnancy complications and adverse birth outcomes are a growing public health concern and economic burden on the healthcare system. This book will focus on the pregnancy complications and birth outcomes, from the aspects of gestational age, environmental, genetic, epigenetic risk factors, and delivery room management.

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Pregnancy and Birth OutcomesEdited by Wei Wu

Published: June 13th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69365

ISBN: 978-1-78923-243-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-242-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-382-6

Copyright year: 2018

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4303 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

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1. Introductory Chapter: Environmental, Genetic, and Epigenetic Risk Factors in Adverse Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes

By Wei Wu


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2. Gestational Age and Pregnancy Outcomes

By Yasmin H. Neggers


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3. Smoking: An Important Environmental Risk Factor in Pregnancy

By Qing Xia, Jing Yang and Qiuqin Tang


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4. The Role of APC-Resistance for Predicting Venous Thrombosis and Pregnancy Complications in Carriers of Factor V Leiden (1691) G/A Mutation

By Andrey Pavlovich Momot, Maria Gennadevna Nikolaeva, Valeriy Anatolevich Elykomov and Ksenia Andreevna Momot


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5. Respiratory Distress Syndrome Management in Delivery Room

By Gianluca Lista, Georg M. Schmölzer and Ilia Bresesti


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