Chesley's hypertensive disorders in pregnancy /

Hypertensive disorders remain one the major causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and death. It is also a leading cause of preterm birth now known to be a risk factor in remote cardiovascular disease. Despite this the hypertensive disorders remain marginally studied and management is often controve...

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Corporate Author: ScienceDirect (Online service)
Other Authors: Lindheimer, Marshall D., 1932-, Roberts, James M., 1941-, Cunningham, F. Gary, Chesley, Leon C., 1908-2000
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press/Elsevier, [2009]
Edition:3rd ed.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction, history, controversies, and definitions / Marshall D. Lindheimer ... [et al.]
  • The clinical spectrum of preeclampsia / F. Gary Cunningham, James M. Roberts and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Epidemiology of pregnancy-related hypertension / Roberta B. Ness and James M. Roberts
  • Genetic factors in the etiology of preeclampsia/eclampsia / Kenneth Ward and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • The placenta in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia / Susan J. Fisher, Michael McMaster and James M. Roberts
  • Angiogenesis and preeclampsia / S. Ananth Karumanchi, Isaac E. Stillman and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Metabolic syndrome and preeclampsia / Carl A. Hubel and James M. Roberts
  • Immunology of normal pregnancy and preeclampsia / Christopher W.G. Redman, Ian L. Sargent, and James M. Roberts
  • Endothelial cell dysfunction and oxidative stress / Robert N. Taylor, Sandra T. Davidge and James M. Roberts
  • Animal models / Rocco C. Venuto and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Tests to predict preeclampsia / Agustin Conde-Agudelo, Roberto Romero and Marshall D. Lindheimer.
  • Prevention of preeclampsia and eclampsia / Baha M. Sibai and F. Gary Cunningham
  • Cerebrovascular (patho)physiology in preeclampsia/eclampsia / Gerda G. Zeeman, Marilyn J. Cipolla and F. Gary Cunningham
  • Cardiovascular alterations in normal and preeclamptic pregnancy / Judith U. Hibbard, Sanjeev G. Shroff and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Normal and abnormal volume homeostasis / Friedrich C. Luft, Eileen D.M. Gallery and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Agonistic autoantibody-mediated disease / Ralf Dechend, Friedrich C. Luft and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • The kidney in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia / Kirk P. Conrad, Lillian W. Gaber and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Platelets, coagulation, and the liver / Louise Kenny, Philip N. Baker and F. Gary Cunningham
  • Chronic hypertension and pregnancy / Phyllis August and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Antihypertensive treatment / Jason G. Umans, Edgardo J. Abalos and Marshall D. Lindheimer
  • Management / Kenneth J. Leveno and F. Gary Cunningham.