By Harold Chen
Dr. Chen stocks his nearly forty years of medical genetics perform in a accomplished pictorial atlas of just about 250 genetic issues, malformations, and malformation syndromes. the writer offers a close define for every sickness, describing its genetics, easy defects, medical gains, diagnostic exams, and counseling concerns, together with recurrence chance, prenatal analysis, and administration. quite a few colour images of prenatal ultrasounds, imagings, cytogenetics, and postmortem findings illustrate the medical positive factors of sufferers at diverse a long time, sufferers with various levels of severity, and the optimum diagnostic techniques. The issues stated are supplemented via case histories and diagnostic affirmation via cytogenetics, biochemical, and molecular suggestions, whilst on hand. The Atlas of Genetic prognosis and Counseling can help all physicians to appreciate and realize genetic illnesses and malformation syndromes and higher overview, advice, and deal with affected sufferers. during this new version, forty seven extra genetic issues are extra, in addition to broad updates made to the former issues. New illustrations, as prior version, can be supplemented by way of case and kin background, scientific good points, and laboratory info, in particular molecular affirmation.