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Screening for Down's syndrome

Author: J G Grudzinskas
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The volume provides a critical and much needed evaluation of the potential and limitations of new and established techniques for screening for Down's syndrome.

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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J G Grudzinskas
ISBN: 0521452716 9780521452717
OCLC Number: 29845627
Description: xii, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Down's syndrome epidemiology and biochemical screening / Ernest B. Hook --
2. Perception of risk / Mary C.M. Macintosh --
3. Risk estimation in Down's syndrome screening policy and practice / Howard S. Cuckle --
4. Screening by test combination: a statistical overview / T.M. Reynolds --
5. Measurement of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) as a screening test for Down's syndrome / T. Chard and Ray Iles --
6. The measurement of hCG subunits in screening for Down's syndrome / Kevin Spencer --
7. The measurement of free [beta]-hCG in screening for Down's syndrome / James N. Macri --
8. Multiple hCG-related molecules / Laurence A. Cole --
9. Is the measurement of unconjugated oestriol of value in screening for Down's syndrome / Kevin Spencer --
10. Inhibin and CA 125 in Down's syndrome screening / Jan M.M. van Lith --
11. Schwangerschafts protein 1 (SP1) and biochemical screening for Down's syndrome / Mary C.M. Macintosh --
12. Ultrasound and Down's syndrome / Moshe Bronshtein and Zeev Blumenfeld.
Responsibility: edited by J.G. Grudzinskas [and others].
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'This text marks a milestone in the screening for Down's syndrome. It presents an up-to-date and in-depth view of the current situation and undoubtedly will become a point of reference for all Read more...

 
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