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Author Symposium on Size at Birth (1974 : London, England)

Title Size at Birth
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier : Excerpta Medica : North-Holland : Associated Scientific, 1974


Description 1 online resource (420 pages)
Series Ciba Foundation symposium ; 27 (new ser.)
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Ciba Foundation symposium ; new ser. 27.
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Size at Birth; Contents; Introduction; Pathology of the deprived fetus and its supply line; Discussion; The assessment and control of human fetal growth; Discussion; The infant of inappropriate size; Discussion; Immediate and long-term consequences of being large or small at birth: a comparative approach; Discussion; Differential organ growth in littermate rabbits; Discussion; Experimental growth retardation in rhesus monkeys; Discussion; Chromosomal and other genetic influences on birth weight variation; Discussion; The influence of the fetal hypothalamus and pituitary on growth
The role of the thyroid gland and kidneys in fetal growthDiscussion of the two preceding papers; Birth weight of lambs: influences and consequences; Discussion; Assessment of metabolic control in diabetic pregnancy; Discussion; Physical methods of assessing size at birth; Discussion; Fetal malnutrition and brain development; Discussion; Total parenteral nutrition in infants of very low birth weight; Discussion; Maternal nutrition, birth weight and infant mortality; Discussion; Risk factors in human intrauterine growth retardation; General Discussion; The causes of small-for-dates births
Normal variationChromosomal and other congenital anomalies; Infections; Poor uterus; Placenta and cord; Vascular disease in the mother; Drugs, medicaments and smoking; Other causes; Index of contributors; Subject index
Notes Proceedings of the Symposium on Size at Birth, held at the Ciba Foundation, London, 12th-14th March 1974
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Birth size -- Congresses
Fetus -- Growth -- Congresses
MEDICAL -- Embryology.
Birth size
Fetus -- Growth
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470717776