Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Preterm Birth

Mother and Child

While there are many studies and books regarding preterm birth, both the obstetric and in the neonatal/pediatric literature, what is missing is the integration of data from obstetrics through neonatal course and into pediatrics as the neonate transverses childhood. A continued dialogue between specialties is essential in the battle against preterm birth in an attempt to relieve the effects or after-effects of preterm birth. For all of our medical advances to date, preterm birth is still all too common, and its ramifications are significant for hospitals, families and society in general.

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Preterm BirthMother and ChildEdited by John Morrison

Published: January 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1284

ISBN: 978-953-307-828-1

Copyright year: 2012

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51934 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations

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1. Assisted Reproduction and Preterm Birth

By Offer Erez, Ruth Beer-Weisel, Tal Rafaeli-Yehudai, Idit Erez-Weiss and Moshe Mazor

2225

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2. Environmental Exposures, Genetic Susceptibility and Preterm Birth

By Regina Grazuleviciene, Jone Vencloviene, Asta Danileviciute, Audrius Dedele and Gediminas Balcius

1134

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3. Clinical Risk Factors for Preterm Birth

By Ifeoma Offiah, Keelin O’Donoghue and Louise Kenny

7611

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4. Psychobiological Stress and Preterm Birth

By Curt A. Sandman, Elysia P. Davis and Laura M. Glynn

1961

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5. Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants: Preterm Birth and Preterm Infants

By Robert A. Knuppel, Mohamed I. Hassan, James J. McDermott, J. Martin Tucker and John C. Morrison

4446

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6. Weakening and Rupture of Human Fetal Membranes – Biochemistry and Biomechanics

By N. Rangaswamy, D. Kumar, R.M. Moore, B.M. Mercer, J.M. Mansour, R. Redline and J.J. Moore

2460

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7. The Effect of Inflammation on Preterm Birth

By Grazzia Rey, Silvana Pereyra, Tatiana Velazquez, Daniel Grasso, Justo Alonso, Bernardo Bertoni and Rossana Sapiro

2356

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8. Uterine Contraction Monitoring, Maintenance Tocolysis, and Preterm Birth

By John C. Morrison, John P. Elliott and Stephen Jones

2232

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9. Progestins and Preterm Birth

By Helen Y. How and Baha M. Sibai

1735

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10. Management of Abnormal Vaginal Flora as a Risk Factor for Preterm Birth

By Gilbert G.G. Donders and Gert Bellen

3767

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11. Strategies in the Prevention of Preterm Births During and Before Pregnancy

By Wolf Kirschner and Klaus Friese

1448

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12. Preterm Birth of Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants

By Jonathan Muraskas, Lisa DeGregoris, Colleen Rusciolelli and Christine Sajous

8801

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13. The Protective Role of Erythropoietin in the Developing Brain

By Marco Sifringer, Angela M. Kaindl, Stefanie Endesfelder, Clarissa von Haefen, Ivo Bendix and Ursula Felderhoff-Mueser

1850

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14. Preterm Birth and Long-Term Pulmonary Function

By Indra Narang and Amal Al-Naimi

2497

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15. Cardiovascular Consequences of Preterm Birth in the First Year of Life

By Karinna Fyfe, Stephanie R. Yiallourou and Rosemary S.C. Horne

2557

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16. The Effect of Preterm Birth on Kidney Development and Kidney Function over Time

By M.G. Keijzer-Veen and A.J. van der Heijden

4854

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