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Birth Defects: New Research
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Editors: Janet V. Engels
Book Description:
Birth defects are defined as abnormalities of structure, function, or body metabolism that are present at birth. These abnormalities lead to mental or physical disabilities or are fatal. There are more than 4,000 different known birth defects ranging from minor to serious, and although many of them can be treated or cured, they are the leading cause of death in the first year of life. This new book presents leading research in this field from around the world.

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Chapter 1. Congenital Choledochal Cysts in Pregnancy: pp. 1-53
(De-Quan Wu, et al., The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China)

Chapter 2. Possible Association Between Maternal Diseases During Pregnancy and Congenital Abnormalities; pp. 55-70
(Andrew E. Czeizel, et al., Semmelweis University, Hungary)

Chapter 3. Has Congenitally Missing Teeth Been Increased Due to Degeneration of Facial Size?; pp. 71-88
(T. Kajii and Junichiro Iida, Hokkaido University, Japan)

Chapter 4. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Current Challenges and Future Prospects; pp. 89-107
(Semra Kahraman and Necati Findikli, Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Turkey)

Chapter 5. Characteristic Growth of the Nasopharyngeal Structures in Patients with Cleft Palate; pp. 109-127
(Koichi Satoh, Kyushu Dental College, Japan)

Chapter 6. Heart Rhythm Disturbances in Children After Repair of Congenital Heart Diseases with Cyanosis; pp. 129-144
(Konstandina Kuzevska-Maneva, Rozana Kacarska and Beti Gjurkova, University Children’s Hospital-Skopje, Macedonia)

Chapter 7. Maxillofacial Manifestations of Cleidocranial Dysplasia, Concentrating on Masseter Muscle Change; pp. 145-159
(Toshi Furuuchi, Shoko Kochi, and Takashi Sasano, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan)

Chapter 8. Birth Defects and Postnatal Mortality Decline with Age; pp. 161-181
(Josef Dolejs, National Radiation Protection Institute, Czech Republic, Jana Krcmarova, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, and Barbora Khalsa, Southern Hills Middle School, USA)

Chapter 9. The Thrifty Diet Phenotype – A Case for Endogenous Physiological Teratogenesis; pp. 183-200
(C. Savona-Ventura, University of Malta, Malta)

Chapter 10. Reducing Birth Defects - The Cost-effective and Global Way Forward; pp. 201-238
(Hassib Narchi, Sandwell General Hospital , UK)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-59454-958-3
   Status: AV
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