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Pathology of the placenta : a practical guide

Pathology of the placenta : a practical guide

Author: T Yee Khong; Eoghan E Mooney; Peter G J Nikkels; Terry K Morgan; Sanne J Gordijn
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book provides a comprehensive resource on the pathology of the human singleton placenta. Agreed nomenclature, nosology, definitions and, where possible, thresholds for meaningful clinical corrections for lesions ideal for practical application in clinical practice are presented. Evidence is also featured on relevant potential clinical correlations to aid the reader in deciding upon the most appropriate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Khong, T. Yee.
Pathology of the Placenta : A Practical Guide.
Cham : Springer, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T Yee Khong; Eoghan E Mooney; Peter G J Nikkels; Terry K Morgan; Sanne J Gordijn
ISBN: 9783319972145 3319972146
OCLC Number: 1080998944
Description: 1 online resource (370 pages)
Contents: Section 1. Background --
Chapter 1. Introduction. An approach to placental pathology --
Chapter 2. Placental Development with Expected Normal Gross and Microscopic Findings --
Chapter 3. Indications for examining the placenta --
Section 2. Gross examination --
Chapter 4. Gross examination --
Chapter 5. Placental Weight, Shape, and Gross Vascular Morphology --
Section 3. Placental disc: Macroscopically Visible Lesions --
Chapter 6. Infarction --
Chapter 7. Intervillous thrombosis --
Chapter 8. Massive perivillous fibrin deposition, maternal floor infarct --
Chapter 9. Retroplacental haemorrhage, marginal haemorrhage --
Chapter 10. Fetal Vascular Thrombosis --
Chapter 11. Extravillous trophoblast cyst --
Section 4. Placental disc: Microscopic Lesions --
Chapter 12. Acute Chorioamnionitis --
Chapter 13. Chorionic plate chronic inflammatory lesions including eosinophilic/T-cell chorionic vasculitis --
Chapter 14. Maturity anomalies --
Chapter 15. Distal villous hypoplasia --
Chapter 16. Placental mesenchymal dysplasia --
Chapter 17. Increased syncytial knot formation --
Chapter 18. Persistence of cytotrophoblast --
Chapter 19. Mineralization of trophoblast basement membrane --
Chapter 20. Trophoblast and stroma: vacuolation --
inherited disorder of metabolism --
Chapter 21. Villous oedema --
Chapter 22. Extramedullary haemopoiesis --
Chapter 23. Intravillous haemorrhage --
Chapter 24. Hypervascularity --
Chapter 25. Fetal vascular malperfusion --
Chapter 26. Presence of nucleated red blood cells --
Chapter 27. Fetal vessels: malignancy --
Chapter 28. Acute villitis --
Chapter 29. Chronic villitis --
Chapter 30. Chronic histiocytic intervillositis --
Chapter 31. Intervillous space: infiltrates --
Chapter 32. Pregnancy-induced uterine vascular remodelling and the pathophysiology of decidual vasculopathy --
Chapter 33. Chronic deciduitis --
Chapter 34. Basal plate myometrial fibres --
Chapter 35. Basal plate laminar necrosis --
Chapter 36. Retroplacental Haematoma/Haemorrhage (RPH) --
Chapter 37. Miscellaneous Lesions of the Villous Parenchyma --
Section 5. Amniochorial membranes: Macroscopically Visible Lesions --
Chapter 38. Amniochorial membrane nodules --
Chapter 39. Placental changes in amniotic band sequence, extra-amniotic and extramembranous pregnancy --
Section 6. Amniochorial membranes: Microscopic Lesions --
Chapter 40. Amnion Transport: Histologic Features --
Chapter 41. Choriodecidual haemosiderin staining --
Chapter 42. Laminar necrosis; membrane chorionic microcysts and chorion nodosum --
Chapter 43. Decidual Vasculopathy --
Chapter 44. Acute inflammation --
Chapter 45. Chronic inflammation --
Section 7. Umbilical cord --
Chapter 46. Umbilical Cord Length --
Chapter 47. Umbilical Cord coiling --
Chapter 48. Cord knots and pseudo-knots --
Chapter 49. Umbilical cord tumours --
Chapter 50. Umbilical Cord Insertion abnormalities --
Chapter 51. Embryonic remnants and pathology --
Chapter 52. Single Umbilical Artery, Supernumerary Vessels, Segmental Thinning of the Umbilical Cord Vessels and Vascular calcifications in umbilical vessels --
Chapter 53. Umbilical cord ulcer --
Chapter 54. Umbilical vascular myonecrosis --
Chapter 55. Inflammation --
Section 8. Clinical correlation, reporting and frontiers --
Chapter 56. Constellations of Pathology in the Placenta and How They Relate to Clinical Conditions --
Chapter 57. The Placental Pathology Report --
Chapter 58. Frontiers.
Responsibility: T. Yee Khong, Eoghan E. Mooney, Peter G.J. Nikkels, Terry K. Morgan, Sanne J. Gordijn, editors.


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