From the Back Cover
This 6th Edition of Genetic Disorders and the Fetus maintains it’s pre-eminence as the major repository of facts about prenatal diagnosis. It provides a critical analysis and synthesis of established and new knowledge based on the long experience of authorities in their respective fields. A broad international perspective is presented through authoritative contributions from authors in 11 countries. All chapters and guidelines have been updated to reflect contemporary practice. New chapters have been introduced on:
- The use of chromosomal microarrays in prenatal diagnosis
- The social, legal and public policy issues with special reference to international approaches
- The important peroxisomal and related fatty acid oxidation disorders
Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment is an essential resource for all engaged in prenatal genetic diagnosis, especially obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, medical geneticists, genetic counsellors, and pediatricians, but also many other specialties.
Quotes from Previous Editions:
"For several years, Genetic Disorders and the Fetus has belonged with the classic textbooks on the shelf of every geneticist involved with genetic medicine . . . An updated source of guidance and a major repository of knowledge for those of us practicing fetal medicine and involved in human fetal research"
—New England Journal of Medicine
"A definitive volume on the subject . . . This book should be viewed as a major text in the field of prenatal medicine and genetic disorders of the fetus."
—American Journal of Medical Genetics
"An excellent book . . . Every self-respecting prenatal diagnostic unit should have ready access to it."
"Long considered a standard reference in the area of prenatal diagnosis, this text is notable for its breadth and continues to be a readable, well-organized, comprehensive resource for clinicians in fields related to the care of the fetus and newborn."
—Journal of the American Medical Association