Self-Assessment

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Chapter 1 Question 1 Why are we concerned with terminology? All research groups know what the words and terms they use mean. Answer 1 It is possible that different research…

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Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

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Key Points • Physiological changes associated with pregnancy have a profound effect on how medications are handled in pregnant women. • Most medications taken by pregnant women reach the fetus…

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Fetal Gene Therapy

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Key Points • Gene therapy for fetuses may provide a therapeutic advantage over postnatal treatment for certain congenital diseases. • Three types of fetal gene therapy are available: direct ‘somatic’…

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Multiple Pregnancy

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Key Points • Multiple pregnancies are at high risk for adverse perinatal outcome. The standard of care is early confirmation of chorionicity and timely referral when complications arise. • Current…

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In UteroStem Cell Transplantation

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Key Points • In utero transplantation (IUT) has the potential to cure or ameliorate many disorders before birth. • Animal models for studying IUT have fundamental differences from human models…

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Disorders of Amniotic Fluid

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Key Points • Amniotic fluid (AF) volume is usually well regulated in pregnancy. • Subjective or semiquantitative ultrasound measurement systems are used to identify and categorise disorders of AF volume….

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Fetal Platelet Disorders

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Key Points • Fetal platelet disorder is a potentially life-threatening condition. • Fetal thrombocytopenia may lead to fetal bleeding. complications, such as an intracranial haemorrhage. • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. •…

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