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Genetic disorders and the fetus: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, 5th edition
  1. E Sweeney

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    Edited by Aubrey Milunsky. The John Hopkins University Press, 2004, £160.50 (hardback), pp 1177. ISBN 0 8018 7928 0

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    The prospect of a genetic disorder in a pregnancy can often instil abundant confusion and trepidation in the doctors caring for the family, let alone the affected family themselves. Genetic disorders, although often rare as individual conditions, collectively affect a significant number of pregnancies. With our increasing knowledge of the genetic basis of many conditions, the revelation of the human genome, and increasing technological advances available, the options available for diagnosis and management of these conditions are constantly expanding. Against the backdrop of the …

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