Journal of Health & Medical Informatics

ISSN: 2157-7420

Open Access

José M Carrera

Emeritus Member of Dexeus Universitary Institut Barcelona, Secretary General of the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine,
Matres Mundi, Londres 6, p. 808029 Barcelona

  • Special Issue Article
    Progress of Perinatal Medicine in Spain
    Author(s): José M CarreraJosé M Carrera

     The purpose of this article is to analyze the evolution and progress made in Perinatal Medicine in Spain over the past 40 years. Advances made in the range of technologies used in Perinatal Medicine and their implementation are described: ultrasonography, biophysical and biochemical monitorization (cardiotocography, fetal pH testing, etc.), prenatal diagnosis, amnioscopy, etc. Therapeutic approaches are also discussed: therapeutic uterine activity, fetal intrauterine treatment (medical and surgical), analgo-anesthesia in obstetrics, obstetric surgical technique, conducted when the threat of premature delivery exists, etc. The individuals who made these different advances are cited throughout the text, as are the contributions of Spanish Perinatologists to these areas. For many years Spanish Perinatology was influenced by the so-called “Montevideo School” crea.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7420.S11-004

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