This book is a concise guide to multiple gestations for practising obstetricians and trainees.
Beginning with an overview of the epidemiology, classification and changing trends in incidence, the following sections cover the management of multiple gestations, from first trimester through to the post natal period.
The text guides clinicians step by step from basic knowledge through to recent advances and provides detailed coverage of both maternal and foetal complications.
The final chapter discusses ethical, legal and psychological issues associated with multiple gestations.
- Concise guide to multiple gestations for obstetricians and trainees
- Covers from first trimester through to post natal period
- Detailed coverage of maternal and foetal complications
- Includes discussion on ethical, legal and psychological issues
Shailesh Kore MD DNB MNAMS FCPS DGO DFP DICOG MICOG
Professor and Unit Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (LTMMC) and General Hospital (LTMGH) Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Epidemiology of Multiple Gestations 2. Changing Trends in the Incidence and Epidemiology of Multiple Gestations 3. Multiple Gestations: Classification, Etiology and Diagnosis 4. Determination ofChorionicity in Multiple Gestations 5. Antenatal Care in Multiple Gestations 6. Screening for Fetal Aneuploidies in Multiple Gestations 7. Invasive Procedures in Multiple Gestations 8. Role of Imaging in Multiple Gestations 9. Fetal Surveillance in Third Trimester in Multiple Gestations 10. Complications in Multiple Gestations: An Overview 11. Congenital Defects in Multiple Gestations 12. Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Labor in Multiple Gestations: What does Evidence Say? 13. Discordant Twins 14. Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome 15. Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence 16. Twin Pregnancy with Adversity in One Fetus 17. Multiple Gestations with Single Fetal Demise 18. Conjoined Twins 19. Intrapartum Monitoring in Multiple Gestations 20. Interlocking of Twins 21. Managing Labor and Delivery in Twins 22. Multiple Gestations of Higher Order 23. Fetal Reduction in Multiple Gestations 24. Neonatal Issues in Multiple Gestations 25. Breastfeeding: Problems and Solutions 26. Ethical, Legal and Psychological Issues Related to Multiple Gestations