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Adoptive Cell Immunotherapy for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Samir A. Farghaly.

in Ovarian Cancer Immunotherapy

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiation Oncology; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 5293 words.

The standard management for epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is a combination of aggressive debulking surgery with residual tumor of less than 1 cm and platinum-based chemotherapy. However,...

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Advocacy to improve health

Tony Waterston and Delan Devakumar.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 1638 words.

Advocacy is ‘speaking out on behalf of a particular issue, idea, or person’, acting as a catalyst for change. To achieve the targets described in this book requires advocates and champions....

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The aetiology and management of hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean delivery

Robert A. Dyer, Michelle J. Arcache and Eldrid Langesaeter.

in Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 13858 words.

The management of hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean delivery remains a challenge for anaesthesiologists. Close control of maternal haemodynamics is of great importance for...

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Aetiology of fetal heart disease

Nick Archer and Nicky Manning.

in Fetal Cardiology

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3059 words.

This chapter discusses the aetiology of fetal heart disease, including discussion on maternal factors, genetic factors, genetic causes, risk of associated non-cardiac anomalies, prevention...

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Agencies and actors in women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health

Mike Rowson.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2843 words.

This chapter charts the shift from a world dominated by a small number of global health actors—principally the World Health Organization, UNICEF and UNFPA—to a new world where there are...

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Algorithms for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Edited by Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran.

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 336 pages.

Algorithms in Obstetrics and Gynaecology presents the core knowledge needed to tackle all situations in obstetrics and gynaecology, in a structured fashion. All algorithms are designed to...

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Alternative neural blocks for labour analgesia

Outi Palomäki and Petri Volmanen.

in Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7692 words.

Although neuraxial analgesia is available to the majority of parturients in developed countries, alternative neural blocks for labour analgesia are needed for medical, individual, and...

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Amenorrhoea

Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran.

in Algorithms for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 930 words.

This chapter covers several key learning points, including investigations for primary amenorrhoea which should be undertaken earlier in the absence of other features of puberty,...

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Amniotic fluid embolism (anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy)

John A. Anderson, Pierre-Antoine Laloë and Derek J. Tuffnell.

in Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4860 words.

Amniotic fluid embolus (AFE) is a rare occurrence but consistently remains one of the leading causes of maternal death in the developed world each year. Incidence in the United Kingdom is...

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Anaemia in pregnancy

Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran.

in Algorithms for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 539 words.

This chapter covers the physiology of haematological changes in pregnancy, antenatal management of severe anaemia, and careful peripartum management to reduce risk of haemorrhage.

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Anaesthesia for caesarean section

Desikan Rangarajan and Paul Howell.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 9820 words.

An understanding of the role of the obstetric anaesthetist during the peripartum period will empower the obstetrician to better coordinate multidisciplinary care tailored to the individual....

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Anaesthesia for non-obstetric surgery

Vegard Dahl and Ulrich J. Spreng.

in Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 8580 words.

Anaesthesia for non-obstetric reasons is performed in 1–2% of all pregnant women. Although the chances of complications like miscarriage, preterm labour, and abortion are higher when...

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Anatomic and Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy

Laura S. Dean and Robert D’Angelo.

in Obstetric Anesthesia

April 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics. 2799 words.

In chapter 2 we discuss Anatomic and Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy, including an introduction, cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, renal, hepatic and gallbladder, glucose...

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Anatomy

Arisudhan Anantharachagan, Ippokratis Sarris and Austin Ugwumadu.

in Revision Notes for the MRCOG Part 1

July 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 10304 words.

Trunk surface anatomy - Abdomen - Pelvis - Gastrointestinal tract - Accessory gastrointestinal and other organs - Urinary system - Male genital tract - Female genital tract - Vascular tree...

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Anatomy

Austin Ugwumadu.

in Basic Sciences for Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Core Materials for MRCOG Part 1

June 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7894 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the maternal anatomy, and covers the anterior abdominal wall, pelvic skeleton, muscles and fasciae of the pelvic floor, female genital tract, external genitalia, and...

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The anatomy of the female pelvis

Natalie Greenwold.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4723 words.

A good knowledge of anatomy is pivotal to the development of surgical techniques and operator skills. This chapter reviews the basic anatomical knowledge required to perform a standard...

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Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery

Michael J. Paech.

in Obstetric Anesthesia

April 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics. 21491 words.

In chapter 4 we discuss Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery, including an What to Tell the Woman, Obtaining Consent for Anesthesia, Patient Preparation, Monitoring, Spinal Anesthesia, Epidural...

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Anesthesia for Surgery During and After Pregnancy

Michael J. Paech, Robert D’Angelo and Laura S. Dean.

in Obstetric Anesthesia

April 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics. 4369 words.

In chapter 6 we discuss Anesthesia for Surgery During and After Pregnancy, including an Anesthesia for Reproductive Technologies, Anesthesia in Early Pregnancy, Anesthesia in Later...

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Anesthetic Considerations for Neurologic Patients

Melissa Kreso, Marjorie Gloff and Richard Wissler.

in Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics. 9502 words.

Women with neurologic conditions present unique challenges for the anesthesiologist during pregnancy and in the peripartum period. Many of these conditions have low prevalence, and many...

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Antenatal and intrapartum fetal evaluation

Yves Jacquemyn and Anneke Kwee.

in Oxford Textbook of Obstetric Anaesthesia

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 12006 words.

Antenatal and intrapartum fetal monitoring aim to identify the beginning of the process of fetal hypoxia before irreversible fetal damage has taken place. Fetal movement counting by the...

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