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Clinics in Perinatology: Fetal Drug Therapy

Gideon Koren MD and Shinya Ito MD, guest editors. Vol. 21, No. 3, Sept. 1994. W.B. Saunders Company, a division of Harcourt Brace & Company.

A review of state-of-the-art modalities of fetal therapy, with specific focus on pharmacologic management. Provides benchmark information regarding drug treatment of various fetal diseases, preventive fetal medicine such as intrauterine vaccination and folic acid supplementation, and direct fetal injection of drugs and blood products.

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Contents:

Preface



xi

Drug Transfer Across the Placenta: Considerations in Treatment and Research
Carmine Simone, Lidia Derewlany and Gideon Koren
463
Prevention of Neural Tube Defects with Periconceptional Folic Acid
Michael J. Rieder
483
Prevention of Intraventricular Hemorrhage in the Premature Infant
Aladdin M. Abdel-Rahman and Adam A. Rosenberg
505
Pharmacologic Enhancement of Fetal Lung Maturation
Robert M. Ward
523
Drug Therapy for Fetal Arrhythmias
Shinya Ito, Laura Magee and Jeffrey Smallhorn
543
Fetal Blood Transfusion
Greg Ryan and Robert J. Morrow
573
Antenatal Management of the Thrombocytopenias
Jill S. Menell and James B. Bussel
591
Treatment of Polyhydramnios with Indomethacin
Wayne B. Kramer, Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, Brian Kirshon
615
Prenatal Diagnosis and Management of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Phyllis W. Speiser and Maria I. New
631
Diagnosis and Management of Altered Fetal Thyroid Status
Daniel H. Polk
647
In Utero Vaccination
Nehama Linder and Gonen Ohel
663
Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Fetal Toxoplasmosis
Doreen Matsui
675
index 691
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