Congenital Intrauterine TORCH Infections

by Deepika Deka

The book “Congenital Intrauterine TORCH Infections” consist of well known maternal infections, their problem, incidence, diagnosis, management and prevention. It mainly focuses on congenital intrauterine infections. These infections are not associated with serious maternal complications. This book is divided into five different sections such as maternal fetal sequelae, problem-based approach to maternal–fetal management, prenatal diagnosis of congenital infection, consensus opinion and illustrative cases. It has a long-standing void for information regarding congenital and perinatal infections both students as well as teachers of perinatology. Different types of TORCH infections such as congenital TORCH Infections, mental retardation and intrauterine TORCH Infections are discussed in this book. There are different approaches including avidity-testing, prenatal treatment, streamlining therapy and prenatal diagnosis are clearly explained. Various laboratory techniques for prenatal diagnosis of maternal-fetal TORCH infections, important role of ultrasound in prenatal diagnosis of congenital infections and ultrasound guided procedures in prenatal diagnosis of congenital TORCH infections are highlighted in the section of prenatal diagnosis of congenital infection. Screening guidelines for intrauterine infections during pregnancy in pregnant women are clearly elucidated. It also includes different illustrative cases related to TORCH Infections.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Deka Deepika All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789350251492
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11624
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 324
Book Type Professional


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