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Hemostasis and Thrombosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • ID: 1463515
  • Book
  • November 2010
  • 232 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Reproductive hemostasis: A global approach to a global challenge

A hemostatic change in women through their reproductive lifetime is emerging as an issue of global importance. No wonder, as obstetric hemorrhage remains a major cause of maternal mortality in both developed and developing countries. Thrombophilias and pulmonary embolisms are a threat to maternal and fetal well–being.

Hemostasis and Thrombosis in Obstetrics & Gynecology provides a framework for assessing and managing hemostatic disorders in women. Written by an international team, it provides globally applicable guidelines for obstetric hematology. The practical approach to clinical management includes:

  • Hematologic changes in pregnancy
  • Red cell disorders
  • Platelet disorders
  • Inherited and acquired thrombophilia
  • Inherited bleeding disorders
  • Postpartum hemorrhage

Blood and bleeding disorders in women can be managed by obstetrician–gynecologists or hematologists, separately or together. Hemostasis and Thrombosis in Obstetrics & Gynecology provides specialists from both disciplines with the information necessary to manage their patients effectively.

Titles of Related Interest

Protocols for High–Risk Pregnancies, 5e
Edited by: Queenan, Hobbins & Spong; ISBN 978–1–4051–9650–5

Critical Care Obstetrics, 5e
Edited by: Belfort et al.; ISBN 978–1–4051–5273–0

Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 2e
Edited by: Key et al.; ISBN 978–1–4051–8460–1

Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women
Edited by: Lee, Kadir and Kouides; ISBN 978–1–4051–6915–8

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List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments and Dedication.

1 Hematologic Changes in Pregnancy (Michael J. Paidas & Nazli Hossain).

2 Red Cell Disorders (Tahir S. Shamsi).

3 Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (Tahir S. Shamsi, Nazli Hossain & Michael J. Paidas).

4 Maternal and Fetal Thrombocytopenia (Michael J. Paidas & Nazli Hossain).

5 Inherited and Acquired Thrombophilia in Obstetrics (Michael J. Paidas, Christina S. Han, Nazli Hossain, and Charles J. Lockwood).

6 Anticoagulant Therapy During Pregnancy and Gynecology (Marc A. Rodger & Genevieve Le Templier).

7 Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Obstetrics (Nazli Hossain & Michael J. Paidas).

8 Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Gynecology (Nazli Hossain & Michael J. Paidas).

9 Postpartum Hemorrhage (Nazli Hossain, Jens Langhoff–Roos & Michael J. Paidas).

10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (Nazli Hossain & Michael J. Paidas).

11 Transfusion of Blood and Blood Products in Obstetrics (Tahir S. Shamsi & Nazli Hossain).

Index.

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Michael J. Paidas
Nazli Hossain
Tahir S. Shamsi
Marc A. Rodger
Jens Langhoff–Roos
Charles J. Lockwood
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