Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Down Syndrome

Edited by Subrata Dey

West Bengal University of Technology

Down syndrome, the most cutting-edge book in the field congenital disorders. This book features up-to-date, well referenced research and review articles on Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and pediatricians will find it to be an excellent source for references and review. It is hoped that such individuals will view this book as a resource that can be consulted during all stages of their research and clinical investigations. Key features of this book are: Common diseases in Down syndrome Molecular Genetics Neurological Disorders Prenatal Diagnosis and Genetic Counselling Whilst aimed primarily at research workers on Down syndrome, we hope that the appeal of this book will extend beyond the narrow confines of academic interest and be of interest to a wider audience, especially parents, relatives and health-care providers who work with infants and children with Down syndrome.

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Down SyndromeEdited by Subrata Dey

Published: March 6th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46009

ISBN: 978-953-51-1036-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7110-2

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

32354 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations


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1. Down Syndrome: Clinical and Genetic Aspects, Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis

By Érika Cristina Pavarino, Joice Matos Biselli, Walter Pinto Junior and Eny Maria Goloni Bertollo


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2. Increased Fetal Nuchal Translucency Thickness and Normal Karyotype: Prenatal and Postnatal Outcome

By Ksenija Gersak, Darija M. Strah and Maja Pohar-Perme


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3. Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis

By Jaana Marttala


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4. Control of Dental Biofilm and Oral Health Maintenance in Patients with Down Syndrome

By Ana Paula Teitelbaum and Gislaine Denise Czlusniak


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5. How to Design an Exercise Program TO Reduce Inflammation in Obese People With Down Syndrome

By Francisco J. Ordonez, Gabriel Fornieles, Alejandra Camacho, Miguel A. Rosety, Antonio J Diaz, Ignacio Rosety, Natalia Garcia and Manuel Rosety-Rodriguez


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6. Heart Diseases in Down Syndrome

By A. K. M. Mamunur Rashid


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7. Myeloid Leukemia Associated with Down Syndrome

By Kazuko Kudo


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8. Molecular Pathways of Down Syndrome Critical Region Genes

By Ferdinando Di Cunto and Gaia Berto


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9. Risk Factors for Down Syndrome Birth: Understanding the Causes from Genetics and Epidemiology

By Sujay Ghosh and Subrata Kumar Dey


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10. RCAN1 and Its Potential Contribution to the Down Syndrome Phenotype

By Melanie A. Pritchard and Katherine R. Martin


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11. Laterality Explored: Atypical Hemispheric Dominance in Down Syndrome

By George Grouios, Antonia Ypsilanti and Irene Koidou


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12. Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms in Down Syndrome Brain

By Jie Lu and Volney Sheen


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