Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Prenatal Diagnosis

Morphology Scan and Invasive Methods

Edited by Richard Choy

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China


This book provides detailed and comprehensive coverage on various aspects of prenatal diagnosis-with particular emphasis on sonographic and molecular diagnostic issues. It features sections dedicated to fundamentals of clinical, ultrasound and genetics diagnosis of human diseases, as well as current and future health strategies related to prenatal diagnosis. This book highlights the importance of utilizing fetal ultrasound/clinical/genetics knowledge to promote and achieve optimal health in fetal medicine. It will be a very useful resource to practitioners and scientists in fetal medicine.

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Prenatal DiagnosisMorphology Scan and Invasive MethodsEdited by Richard Choy

Published: June 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1283

ISBN: 978-953-51-0614-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6997-0

Copyright year: 2012

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108555 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis

By Sonja Pop-Trajković, Vladimir Antić and Vesna Kopitović


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2. Prenatal Diagnosis of Severe Perinatal (Lethal) Hypophosphatasia

By Atsushi Watanabe, Hideo Orimo, Toshiyuki Takeshita and Takashi Shimada


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3. Skeletal Dysplasias of the Human Fetus: Postmortem Diagnosis

By Anastasia Konstantinidou


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4. Prenatal Sonographic Diagnosis and Evaluation of Isolated Macrodactyly

By Hande Yağmur, Atıl Yüksel and Hülya Kayserili


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5. Prenatal Evaluation of Fetuses Presenting with Short Femurs

By Funda Gungor Ugurlucan, Hülya Kayserili and Atil Yuksel


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6. Normal and Abnormal Fetal Face

By Israel Goldstein and Zeev Wiener


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7. Current Issues Regarding Prenatal Diagnosis of Inborn Errors of Cholesterol Biosynthesis

By Maria Luís Cardoso, Mafalda Barbosa, Ana Maria Fortuna and Franklim Marques


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8. Understanding Prenatal Iodine Deficiency

By Inés Velasco, Federico Soriguer and P. Pere Berbel


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9. Real-Time Quantitative PCR for Detection Cell Free Fetal DNA

By Tuba Gunel, Hayri Ermis and Kilic Aydinli


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10. The Experiences of Prenatal Diagnosis in China

By Shangzhi Huang


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11. Fetal Therapy: Where Do We Stand

By Sebastian Illanes and Javier Caradeux


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