Medical problems prior to pregnancy

Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Edited by Ippokratis Sarris, Susan Bewley and Sangeeta Agnihotri

in Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199218479
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753169 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Medical problems prior to pregnancy

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Psychiatric disorders - Substance abuse - Illicit drug abuse - Chronic hypertension - Endocrine causes of hypertension - Cardiac disease - Congenital heart disease - Valvular heart disease - Acquired heart disease - Respiratory disease - Granulomatous disease - Cystic fibrosis - Neurological disease - Epilepsy - Diabetes in pregnancy - Thyroid and pregnancy—1 - Thyroid and pregnancy—2 - Parathyroid disease - Other endocrine disorders - Renal disease - Specific renal diseases - Transfusion-dependent anaemias and thalassaemia - Sickle cell disease - Bleeding disorders - Systemic lupus erythematosus - Neonatal lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis - Antiphospholipid antibodies and syndrome - Inflammatory bowel disease

Covered elsewhere

Platelet disorders (see Section 8.15)

Chapter.  35712 words. 

Subjects: Obstetrics

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