By Harold Chen
Dr. Chen stocks his virtually forty years of scientific genetics perform in a finished pictorial atlas of virtually 250 genetic problems, malformations, and malformation syndromes. the writer presents a close define for every affliction, describing its genetics, easy defects, medical positive aspects, diagnostic assessments, and counseling matters, together with recurrence hazard, prenatal analysis, and administration. various colour photos of prenatal ultrasounds, imagings, cytogenetics, and postmortem findings illustrate the scientific positive factors of sufferers at assorted a long time, sufferers with various levels of severity, and the optimum diagnostic thoughts. The issues stated are supplemented by means of case histories and diagnostic affirmation by means of cytogenetics, biochemical, and molecular suggestions, whilst to be had. The Atlas of Genetic analysis and Counseling might help all physicians to appreciate and realize genetic illnesses and malformation syndromes and higher evaluation, information, and deal with affected sufferers. during this re-creation, forty seven extra genetic issues are extra, in addition to large updates made to the former issues. New illustrations, as prior variation, might be supplemented by means of case and relatives historical past, scientific gains, and laboratory information, specifically molecular affirmation.
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