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Fetal and neonatal neurology and neurosurgery

Author: Malcolm I Levene; Frank A Chervenak
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2008, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
This book provides a definitive reference work on the developing brain, from conception through the first year of life. Its purpose is to provide the range of specialists involved in the management of the fetus and the neonate with the latest information on the developmental neurology and pathology of the developing central nervous system, so that they can provide prompt and informed treatment of neurological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm I Levene; Frank A Chervenak
ISBN: 9780443104077 0443104077
OCLC Number: 191090416
Description: xvi, 921 pages, 1 leave of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Section I: Structural development of the CNS --
The molecular basis of brain development / Hugo Lagercrantz and Thomas Ringstedt --
Early embryonic development of the brain / Gonzalo Moscoso --
Development of consciousness: fetal, neonatal and maternal interactions / Hugo Lagercrantz --
Ultrasound assessment of normal fetal brain development / Harm-Gerd K. Blaas and Sturla H. Eik-Nes --
Magnetic resonance imaging of the fetal central nervous system / Elspeth Whitby --
Imaging the neonatal brain / Luca A. Ramenghi and Petra Hüppi. Section II: Functional assessment of CNS development --
Functional assessment of the fetal CNS / Jan G. Nijhuis --
The development of senses / Birgit Arabin --
Clinical assessment of the infant nervous system / Claudine Amiel-Tison and Julie Gosselin --
Perinatal cerebral circulation / Edgar Hernandez-Andrade, Horst Steiner, and Birgit Arabin --
Cerebral blood flow and energy metabolism in the developing brain / Gorm Greisen --
EEG and evoked potentials in the neonatal period / Lena Hellström-Westas and Linda S. deVries. Section III: Anomalies --
Congenital structural defects of the brain / Gonzalo Moscoso --
Genetics of neurodevelopmental anomalies / Mohnish Suri --
Antenatal assessment of CNS anomalies, including neural tube defects / Ritsuko K. Pooh and KyongHon Pooh --
Transvaginal fetal neuroscan / Nadav Schwartz, Ilan E. Timor-Tritsch, and Ana Monteagudo --
Epidemiology and prevention of neural tube defects / Aubrey Milunsky. Section IV: Hemorrhagic and ischemic lesions --
Fetal brain injury and multiple pregnancies / Isaac Blickstein --
Infection, inflammation and brain injury / Jimmy Espinoza [and others] --
Neonatal intracranial hemorrhage / Malcolm I. Levene and Linda S. deVries --
Cerebral ischemic lesions / Linda S. deVries, Serena J. Counsell, and Malcolm I. Levene. Section V: Perinatal asphyxia --
Pathophysiology of asphyxia / Laura Bennet [and others] --
Antenatal prediction of asphyxia / K.A. Sorem, James F. Smith, and Maurice L. Druzin --
Intrapartum monitoring for asphyxia / David A. Miller --
Prediction of asphyxia with fetal gas analysis / Medhat Alberry, Sergio de la Fuente, and Peter W. Soothill --
The asphyxiated newborn infant / Luc Cornette and Malcolm I. Levene --
Neuroprotection of the fetal and neonatal brain / Vincent Degos, Vicent Lelièvre, and Pierre Gressens --
Medico-legal issues: the United Kingdom perspective / Roger V. Clements and Lewis Rosenbloom --
Malpractice issues in perinatal medicine: the United States perspective / Barry S. Schifrin, Marc R. Lebed, and Jay McCauley. Section VI: Infection of the CNS --
Toxoplasmosis / J. Nizard, Guillaume Benoist, and Yves G. Ville --
Congenital viral infections and the central nervous system / Guillaume Benoist, J. Nizard, and Yves G. Ville --
Bacterial and fungal infections / Thomas Snelling and David Isaacs. Section VII: Metabolic disorders --
Inborn errors of metabolism presenting with encephalopathy / A. García Cazorla. Section VIII: Seizure disorders --
Seizure disorders of the neonate / Janet M. Rennie and Geraldine B. Boylan --
Hypoglycemia and brain injury --
when neonatal metabolic adaptation fails / Jane M. Hawdon --
Kernicterus / Charles E. Ahlfors. Section IX: The special senses --
Disorders of vision / Alistair R. Fielder and Laura A. Crawley --
Hearing disorders / K.S. Sirimanna. Section X: Disorders of the nerve and muscle --
Disorders of the spinal cord, cranial and peripheral nerves / Malcolm I. Levene --
Neuromuscular disorders / Eugenio Mercuri and Victor Dubowitz. Section XI: Hydrocephalus and neurosurgery --
Fetal neurosurgical interventions / Lan T. Vu [and others] --
Neonatal hydrocephalus --
clinical assessment and non-surgical treatment / Andrew Whitelaw and Kristian Aquilina --
Neurosurgical management of hydrocephalus / Guirish A. Solanki and Anthony D. Hockley --
Surgical management of neural tube defects / Anthony D. Hockley and Guirish A. Solanki --
Congenital defects, vascular malformations and other lesions / Hiroshi Nishikawa and Anthony D. Hockley. Section XII: Epidemiology of neurologic disability --
The epidemiology of the cerebral palsies / Eve Blair and Fiona Stanley --
The epidemiology of intellectual disabilities / Kim Van Naarden Braun, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, and Sally Brocksen. Section XIII: Ethical dilemmas --
Issues for the obstetrician / Frank A. Chervenak and Laurence B. McCullough --
Issues for the neonatologist / Neil McIntosh and Terence Stephenson.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm I. Levene, Frank A. Chervenak.


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