Table of Contents

Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1 Perinatal asphyxia: an overview; 2 Mechanisms of brain damage in animal models of hypoxia-ischemia in newborns; 3 Cellular and molecular biology of perinatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage; 4 Fetal responses to asphyxia; 5 Congenital malformations of the brain; 6 Prematurity and complications of labor and delivery; 7 Intrauterine growth retardation (restriction); 8 Hemorrhagic lesions of the central nervous system; 9 Maternal diseases that affect fetal development; 10 Antepartum evaluation of fetal well-being. Now in its third edition, this is a comprehensive survey of fetal and neonatal brain injury arising from hypoxia, ischemia or other causes. The volume spans areas including epidemiology and pathogenesis, through to clinical manifestations and obstetric care, and then on to diagnosis, long-term outcomes, and medico-legal aspects.