Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice, 8th Edition

By Robert Resnik, MD, Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, Thomas Moore, MD, Michael F Greene, MD, Joshua Copel, MD and Robert M Silver
Publication Date
$203.99 $183.59
+ WishList
Long recognized as the authoritative leader in the field, Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 8th Edition, continues to provide the latest evidence-based guidelines for obstetric and neonatal management, helping you minimize complications and offer patients the best possible care. Written by renowned experts in obstetrics, gynecology, and perinatology, this comprehensive resource has been thoroughly updated and reflects new information in every area, including recent tremendous advances in genetics, imaging, and more.

Key Features
  • Focuses on complicated obstetric issues, highlighting the most commonly encountered anomalies and providing clear guidelines for obstetric and neonatal management.
  • Offers comprehensive updates on rapidly changing topics, including a completely revised section on genetics and genetic technology for prenatal diagnoses, as well as an expanded imaging section accompanied by new videos on abdominal, urogenital, and skeletal imaging.
  • Includes four new chapters: Molecular Genetic Technology, MRI in Obstetrical Imaging, Obesity in Pregnancy, and Pregnancy as a Window to Future Health.
  • Features numerous flow charts for quick access to diagnosis and treatment protocols and to clarify complex material.
  • Presents the knowledge and expertise of new editors Dr. Joshua Copel, an expert in the field of fetal therapy who has pioneered new diagnostic techniques for unborn patients and their mothers, and Dr. Robert Silver, a leader in the maternal-fetal medicine community.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ISBN 9780323479103
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2018
Author Information By Robert Resnik, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA; Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, Dean, College of Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leslie H. and Abigail S. Wexner Dean's Chair in Medicine, Vice President for Health Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio ; Thomas Moore, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA; Michael F Greene, MD, Director of Obstetrics, Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ; Joshua Copel, MD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT and Robert M Silver
Published Reviews

"This is the "must own" book for maternal-fetal medicine physicians, fellows, and residents caring for complicated obstetrical patients."

-Anthony Shanks, MD (Indiana University School of Medicine) Doody's Score: 93-4 Stars!

Table of Content


Chapter 1. Human Basic Genetics and Patterns of Inheritance

Chapter 2. Molecular Genetic Technology

Chapter 3. Normal Early Development

Chapter 4. Amniotic Fluid Dynamics

Chapter 5. Multiple Gestation: The Biology of Twinning

Chapter 6. Physiology of Parturition

Chapter 7. Pathogenesis of Spontaneous Preterm Birth

Chapter 8. Immunology of Pregnancy

Chapter 9. Maternal Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Renal Adaptation to Pregnancy

Chapter 10. Endocrinology of Pregnancy

Chapter 11. The Breast and the Physiology of Lactation

Chapter 12. Maternal Nutrition

Chapter 13. Fetal Cardiovascular Physiology

Chapter 14. Behavioral States in the Fetus: Relationship to Fetal Health and Development

Chapter 15. Placental Respiratory Gas Exchange and Fetal Oxygenation

Chapter 16. Fetal Lung Development and Surfactant

Chapter 17. Evidence-Based Practice in Perinatal Medicine


Section I: Principles of Fetal Imaging

Chapter 18. Performing and Documenting the Fetal Anatomy Ultrasound Examination

Chapter 19. Doppler Ultrasound: Select Fetal and Maternal Applications

Chapter 20. Clinical Applications of Three-Dimensional Sonography in Obstetrics

Chapter 21. MRI in Obstetrical Imaging

Section II: Lesions

Chapter 22. Central Nervous System Imaging

22A Cephalocele

22B Choroid Plexus Cysts

22C Holoprosencephaly

22D Porencephalic Cyst

22E Ventriculomegaly: Aqueductal Stenosis

22F Ventriculomegaly: Arnold-Chiari Malformation

22G Ventriculomegaly: Borderline Lateral Cerebral Ventriculomegaly

22H Ventriculomegaly: Dandy-Walker Malformation and Variant

22I Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum

22J Arachnoid Cyst

22K Exencephaly and Anencephaly

22L Hydranencephaly

22M Microcephaly

22N Vein of Galen Aneurysm

Chapter 23. Imaging of the Face and Neck

23A Cleft Lip and Palate

23B Cystic Hygroma

23C Micrognathia

23D Abnormal Orbits

23E Goiter

Chapter 24. Thoracic Imaging

24A Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

24B Cystic Lung Lesions, CPAM/CCAM, and Sequestration

24C Congenital High Airway Obstruction

24D Pleural Effusion

Chapter 25. Fetal Cardiac Malformations and Arrhythmias: Detection, Diagnosis, Management, and Prognosis

Chapter 26. Abdominal Imaging

26A Abdominal Ascites

26B Intestinal Atresias

26C Gastroschisis

26D Omphalocele

26E Cystic Abdominal Lesions

26F Echogenic Abdominal Lesions

26G Limb-Body Stalk Lesions

26H Umbilical Vein Varix

26I Esophageal Atresia

Chapter 27. Urogenital Imaging

Chapter 28. Skeletal Imaging

Chapter 29. Placenta and Umbilical Cord Imaging

29A Marginal and Velamentous Umbilical Cord Insertion

29B Molar Gestation

29C Placenta Accreta-Increta-Percreta

29D Placental Echolucencies: Lakes, Cysts, Chorangioma

29E Placenta Previa

29F Single Umbilical Artery

29G Amniotic Fluid Volume

29H Circumvallate Placenta

29I Subchorionic Hematoma

29J Succenturiate Placenta

29K Vasa Previa

Chapter 30. Uterus and Adnexae Imaging

30A Adnexal Mass, Complex and Simple

30B Uterine Anomalies

30C Uterine Myomas

Chapter 31. First-Trimester Imaging

31A Fetal Structural Anomalies

31B Nuchal Translucency

31C Nasal Bone


Chapter 32. Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Disorders

Chapter 33. Teratogenesis and Environmental Exposure

Chapter 34. Assessment of Fetal Health

Chapter 35. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance

Chapter 36. Assessment and Induction of Fetal Pulmonary Maturity

Chapter 37. Invasive Fetal Therapy

Chapter 38. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn

Chapter 39. Nonimmune Hydrops

Chapter 40. Multiple Gestation: Clinical Characteristics and Management


Chapter 41. Prevention and Management of Preterm Parturition

Chapter 42. Premature Rupture of the Membranes

Chapter 43. Clinical Aspects of Normal and Abnormal Labor

Chapter 44. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Chapter 45. Stillbirth

Chapter 46. Placenta Previa, Placenta Accreta, Abruptio Placentae, and Vasa Previa

Chapter 47. Intrauterine Growth Restriction

Chapter 48. Pregnancy-Related Hypertension


Chapter 49. Patient Safety in Obstetrics

Chapter 50. Maternal Mortality

Chapter 51. Maternal and Fetal Infections

Chapter 52. Cardiac Diseases

Chapter 53. Coagulation Disorders in Pregnancy

Chapter 54. Thromboembolic Disease in Pregnancy

Chapter 55. Anemia and Pregnancy

Chapter 56. Malignancy and Pregnancy

Chapter 57. Renal Disorders

Chapter 58. Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy

Chapter 59. Diabetes in Pregnancy

Chapter 60. Obesity in Pregnancy

Chapter 61. Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy

Chapter 62. Other Endocrine Disorders of Pregnancy

Chapter 63. Gastrointestinal Disease in Pregnancy

Chapter 64. Diseases of the Liver, Biliary System, and Pancreas

Chapter 65. Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases

Chapter 66. Neurologic Disorders

Chapter 67. Management of Depression and Psychoses in Pregnancy and in the Puerperium

Chapter 68. Substance Abuse in Pregnancy

Chapter 69. The Skin and Pregnancy

Chapter 70. Anesthesia Considerations for Complicated Pregnancies

Chapter 71. Intensive Care Considerations for the Critically Ill Parturient

Chapter 72. Pregnancy as a Window to Future Health


Chapter 73. Neonatal Morbidities of Prenatal and Perinatal Origin

Publication Date 10-10-2018
Pages 1390
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
deltacomm1code Books
Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account

Back to top