Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta, 2nd Edition

Author :
By Amy Heerema-McKenney, MD, Edwina J. Popek, DO and Monique E. De Paepe, MD, MSc
Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume covers all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the unique interface between mother and fetus. Concise, focused chapters, supported by ...view more

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume covers all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the unique interface between mother and fetus. Concise, focused chapters, supported by tables, diagrams, and photographs, keep you up-to-date with evolving changes in the questions and issues concerning both the fetus/infant and the mother. This revised edition is ideal for pathologists at all levels of experience and training for use as a quick reference and as an efficient review to improve knowledge and skills.

ISBN :
9780323609715
Publication Date :
26-11-2018
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Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume covers all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the unique interface between mother and fetus. Concise, focused chapters, supported by tables, diagrams, and photographs, keep you up-to-date with evolving changes in the questions and issues concerning both the fetus/infant and the mother. This revised edition is ideal for pathologists at all levels of experience and training for use as a quick reference and as an efficient review to improve knowledge and skills.


Key Features
  • Covers all areas of placental pathology, with clear and concise information on gross and microscopic changes of the placenta, common diagnoses, and placental evaluation in special circumstances
  • Provides expert guidance on key topics, such as maternal mortality, gestational trophoblastic disease, placental pathology constellations, and typical clinical correlates; pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, and multiple gestation; and the pathology of disorders of placental implantation and the postpartum hysterectomy
  • Features detailed, up-to-date information on maternal COVID-19 and placental pathology, including SARS-CoV-2 placentitis, and new chapters on fetal hydrops, common placental associations with stillbirth, second-trimester demise, and more
  • Contains significantly updated information throughout, including new content, images, and references to reflect the most current diagnoses and provide ease for daily case sign-out
  • Features more than 1,850 print and online images, including histology and gross pathology images, full-color medical illustrations, clinical photographs, radiology images, and online video content (including quick tutorials on key pathologic diagnoses) to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosis
  • Employs consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, annotated images, reference tables for placental evaluation, sample templates for gross and microscopic placental description, and an extensive index for quick, expert reference at the point of care
  • Includes an eBook version that provides you access to all text, figures, and references with the ability to search and customize your content, have it read aloud, and make notes and highlights

Author Information
By Amy Heerema-McKenney, MD, Director of Perinatal Pathology, Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; Edwina J. Popek, DO, Professor Emeritus of Pathology, Immunology and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women in Houston, Texas and Monique E. De Paepe, MD, MSc, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island