Preterm or premature birth is the largest contributor to newborn deaths and
its incidence is rising globally.
Part of the World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology series, this book discusses the causes and management of preterm labour. Each chapter examines contributing causes of the condition, including infection, treatment for pre-cancer of the cervix, uterine factors and artificial reproductive technologies (ART). The role of ultrasound is also discussed.
Authored by specialists in Europe, USA and Asia, this concise guide includes 25 colour images and illustrations.
Discusses causes and management of preterm labour
Examines different causes from disease and infection, to ART
Part of the World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology series – previous editions - Recurrent Miscarriage published October 2011 and Endometriosis published July 2012