This comprehensive guide to disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis in pregnancy is an invaluable resource for those caring for women during pregnancy and fertility treatment, and for the neonate. It highlights the latest developments and controversial issues. The multidisciplinary approach provides authoritative clinical advice on state-of-the-art management.
This updated second edition expands the scope of the first in a number of new chapters. The disorders covered are highly pertinent to successful pregnancy outcome, and many are associated with significant maternal and/or fetal morbidity, and even mortality.
Hemostatic Changes in Normal Pregnancy.- Heritable and Acquired Thrombophilias.- Global Tests of Haemostasis and Activation Markers.- Antithrombotic Agents in Pregnancy.- Thromboprophylaxis in Pregnancy.- Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy.- Stroke in Pregnancy.- Pregnancy Morbidity Associated with Hereditary and Acquired Thrombophilias: Recurrent Miscarriage.- Pregnancy Morbidity Associated with Hereditary and Acquired Thrombophilias: Late Obstetric Complications.- Management of Women with a History of Placenta Mediated Obstetric Morbidity.- Antithrombotic Therapy for Cardiac Disorders in Pregnancy.- Von Willebrand Disease, Factor XI Deficiency, and Hemophilia A and B Carriers in Pregnancy.- Rare Coagulation Factor Defects in Pregnancy.- Congenital Platelet Defects in Pregnancy.- Acquired Haemostatic Disorders in Pregnancy.- Obstetric Haemorrhage.- Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy: Gestational Thrombocytopenia and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.- Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy: Fetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia.- Thrombotic microangiopathies in Pregnancy.- Myeloproliferative Neoplasms in Pregnancy.- Antiphospholipid syndrome in Pregnancy.- Paroxysmal Nocturmal Haemoglobinuria in Pregnancy.- Hemoglobinopathies in Pregnancy.- Peridelivery Analgesia and Anaesthesia in Women with Disorders of Haemostasis or Thrombosis.- The Neonate.- Thrombotic and Hemostatic Aspects of Assisted Conception.