Vascular Biology of the Placenta
by Yuping Wang, Shuang Zhao
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences 2010
Number of pages: 100
The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall, thereby allowing nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via the mother's blood supply. Proper vascular development in the placenta is fundamental to ensuring a healthy fetus and successful pregnancy. This book provides an up-to-date summary and synthesis of knowledge regarding placental vascular biology and discusses the relevance of this vascular bed to the functions of the human placenta.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Hrafn Ásgeirsson, Salvör Nordal - Nordic Council of Ministers
During the past few years, reproductive technology and surrogacy have emerged in a number of countries as issues of debate. At the same time, a number of ethical issues have been raised concerning the rights of the participants, including children.
by Hany Aly, Hesham Abdel-Hady - InTech
In this book, you'll learn multiple new aspects of respiratory management of the newborn. The book also provides an overview on new trends in the management of fetal and transitioning lungs in infants delivered prematurely ...
by Luis Sobrevia (ed.) - InTech
This book summarizes several aspects of GD, which is caused by not well-understood multifactorial mechanisms. Common strategies seem to be key in the understanding of the syndrome, i.e., endothelial dysfunction and the role of other placenta cells.
by Brian Hancock - Sapiens Publishing
Fistula surgery can only be learnt by hands-on experience, in the presence of an experienced teacher. This book will help the beginner to get started by identifying the simpler cases and give a step by step guide as to how they should be repaired.