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Umbilicus and Umbilical Cord
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This book discusses the importance of umbilical cord and umbilicus as a unique structure, in health and in different diseases. All congenital anomalies of the umbilical cord as well as acquired diseases are explained and discussed with illustrations and animations.Starting from complications during and after birth, the book then covers childhood and adolescent umbilical abnormalities. Conditions such as umbilical stump diseases and anomalies, gastroschisis, omphalocele and urachal anomalies are discussed and explained, highlighting recent advances in their management. Among the contents are also chapters offering a cultural and historical perspective to the topic.Written by a top pediatric surgeon this book brings decades of practical knowledge to readers, highlighting the importance of the umbilicus in development and childhood health.


Index.- I. Introduction.- Nomenclature and Synonyms.- Definitions.- Origin of the name.- Umbilicus in different languages.- Related Names.- Other uses of the name.- II. Umbilicus of plants.- III. Animal's navel.- IV. Religious and Art Background.- Umbilicus and Religions.- Umbilicus in Different Cultures.- Umbilicus in Art.- V. Umbilical Cord.- Importance.- Embryology.- Anatomy.- Physiology.- Ultrastructure.- Ultrasonography.- Pharmacology.- Uses of Umbilical cord.- Cord Cut.- Stump.- Care.- Scar.- Congenital anomalies of the umbilical cord.- Placental attachment.- Cord anomalies.- Cyst.- Knot.- Prolapse.- Malignancy " Cord Tumors".- Rare anomalies.- VI. Umbilicus.- Normal umbilicus.- Embryology.- Anatomy and Physiology.- Umbilical Position.- Types of umbilicus.- Umbilical Shape.- Landmark.- Uses of the umbilicus.- Importance of umbilicus.- Navel beatification, Fetishism and Umbilical Gaze.- Umbilical Disorders: Acquired Diseases.- Omphalitis.- Umbilical Granuloma.- Umbilical Hernia.- Umbilical Polyp.- Umbilical neoplasm.- Rare Umbilical Disease.- Congenital Anomalies: Congenital umbilical wall defect.- Congenital Umbilical cord Hernia.- Gastroschisis.- Examophalous.- Urachal Anomalies: Patent Urachus.- Urachal Anomalies: Urachal Sinus.- Urachal Anomalies: Urachal Cyst.- Urachal Anomalies: Urachal diverticulum.- Urachal Anomalies: Urachal neoplasm.- Vitellointestinal Duct anomalies.


ISBN-13: 9783319623825
Publisher: Springer (Springer International Publishing AG)
Publication date: October, 2017
Pages: None
Weight: 571g
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Subcategories: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Neonatal, Plastic/Reconstructive & Aesthetic


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