Journal Menu► ▼ Journal Menu
Journal Browser► ▼ Journal Browser
Special Issue "Recent Advances in Preeclampsia and Fetal Growth Restriction"
A special issue of Medicina (ISSN 1648-9144). This special issue belongs to the section "Obstetrics and Gynecology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 450
Special Issue Editors
Interests: obstetrics; operative gynecology; contraception; HPV; maternal–fetal medicine; reproductive health
Interests: endometriosis; maternal–fetal medicine; reproductive health
Interests: obstetrics; maternal–fetal medicine; infectious disease; prediction
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Special Issue in Children: Immunology of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children
Special Issue in Life: Common Complications of Pregnancy
Special Issue Information
Around the world, fetal growth restriction (FGR) is a common pregnancy complication and a major contributor to stillbirths, neonatal deaths, and both short- and long-term neonatal morbidity. It has been suggested that FGR should be broadly divided into early-onset (<32 weeks) and late-onset (>32 weeks) FGR based on gestational age at diagnosis. Late-onset FGR is the most common form of FGR, with a prevalence of 5–10%. Unlike early-onset FGR, it is usually milder, is less likely to be associated with pre-eclampsia, and is usually associated with normal umbilical artery Doppler. In comparison to late-onset FGR, early-onset FGR has a prevalence of 0.5–1%, and is typically more severe. Early-onset FGR has a strong correlation with pre-eclampsia, likely due to the underlying placental pathology (maternal vascular malperfusion), which is frequently similar to that seen in early-onset pre-eclampsia. Since the umbilical artery and ductus venosus' Doppler changes typically follow a predictable pattern, early-onset FGR is typically easier to identify. The underlying mechanisms of the prevention, therapeutic intervention, and diagnosis of FGR and pre-eclampsia are ongoing priorities for researchers and practitioners in this field.
This Special Issue aims to attract original research as well as review articles describing all aspects of pre-eclampsia and fetal growth restriction, including but not limited to pathogenesis, diagnosis and prognosis, treatment strategies, and short- and long-term consequences.
Topics will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Pathogenesis and underlying mechanisms;
- Diagnosis and prognosis;
- New approaches of managing pre-eclampsia and fetal growth restriction;
- Short/long-term consequences.
Dr. Cristian Furau
Dr. Izabella Petre
Dr. Cosmin Citu
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Medicina is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- fetal growth restriction
- newborn complications
- diagnosis of FGR