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A ‘classic’ case of heavy menstrual bleeding?

Mohan Shruti and Tay Jasmine.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 7200 words.

Clinicians are increasingly faced with women who delay pregnancy until later in life, a significant proportion of whom seek treatment for severe heavy menstrual bleeding. This case...

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Cervical cancer

Jayanta Chatterjee, Kavitha Madhuri Thumuluru and Pathiraja Pubudu.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 7385 words.

Cervical cancer remains a disease of the developing world, as the UK national screening programme has heavily impacted on UK incidence rates. HPV and smoking remain key risk factors for the...

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The challenges and controversies of pregnancy and diabetes

Parag Thaware and Matthew Cauldwell.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 7257 words.

The care of pregnant women with diabetes can be challenging for both patient and clinician. Via a case of pregnancy in a woman with pre-existing type 2 diabetes mellitus, this case...

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Dilemmas of preterm birth

Edited by Danielle Abbott.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 5726 words.

Preterm birth is a global health problem which poses dilemmas for both the obstetrician and neonatologist, and it may be associated with severe complications for mother and baby. This case...

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Early-onset fetal growth restriction

Lisa Story.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 4439 words.

Fetal growth restriction is an obstetric condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This case describes a case of severe early onset fetal growth restriction, first...

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Early-onset preeclampsia: balancing maternal and neonatal morbidity

Manju Chandiramani.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 5443 words.

Characterized by new-onset hypertension and proteinuria, pre-eclampsia is thought to complicate approximately 4 % of pregnancies. This case of severe early-onset pre-eclampsia necessitating...

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Forewarned is forearmed in massive obstetric haemorrhage

Julia Kopeika.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 8144 words.

Postpartum haemorrhage is the commonest life-threatening obstetric emergency that justifies our professional existence. We treat it successfully most of the time, but cannot take any...

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HIV in pregnancy: the dilemmas of management

Shreelata Datta and Martina Toby.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 7472 words.

The prevalence of HIV in pregnant women in the UK has increased steadily over the past 20 years. This case describes pregnancy in a woman with known HIV infection and emphasizes the key...

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Lethal congenital abnormalities: the importance of a multidisciplinary approach

Lisa Story.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 2805 words.

Thanatophoric dysplasia is the most common lethal skeletal dysplasia complicating 1:20 000 pregnancies. It is characterized by a number of skeletal abnormalities including short long bones,...

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Management of a pregnant woman with morbid obesity

Carolyn Chiswick.

in Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics; Genito-urinary Medicine. 5349 words.

As a result of the global obesity epidemic, more women than ever are starting their pregnancy overweight or obese, putting them at greater risk of pregnancy complications. This case...

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