Key Features

  • Offers detailed discussion of medical and surgical management of reproductive disorders ... No other text offers coverage of both medical and surgical management in one resource.
  • Covers gynecologic disorders that impact fertility--an important aspect of identifying fertility issues, not included in major competition
  • Section on basic reproductive biology ... Not overly detailed -- Written for a clinician to understand how to practice reproductive medicine
  • Section on reproductive imaging ... Unique to this text - includes US and MRI of the reproductive organs
  • Algorithm in each chapter ... 4-color throughout ... Demonstrates the appropriate clinical investigation and management ... Offers attractive layout and best views of surgical procedures
  • Perform reproductive surgery procedures with step-by-step guidance on intrauterine device insertion and laparoscopic surgery with detailed images and videos on the accompanying dvd

Table of Contents

Section 1: Basic Science

1 The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis and Control of the Menstrual Cycle

2 Ovarian Hormones: Structure, Biosynthesis, Function, Mechanism of Action, and Laboratory Diagnosis

3 Oogenesis

4 Physiology of Male Gametogenesis

5 Reproductive Genetics

6 Normal Fertilization and Implantation

7 Surgical Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis

8 Pathology of Reproductive Endocrine Disorders

9 Statistics for the Clinical Scientist

10 Ethics of Reproduction

Section 2: Pediatric and Adolescent Disorders

11 Normal Puberty and Pubertal Disorders

12 Congenital Anomalies of the Female Reproductive Tract

13 Pediatric Gynecology

14 Reproductive Disorders in the Adolescent Patient

Section 3: Adult Reproductive Endocrinology

15 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

16 Amenorrhea

17 Lactation and Galactorrhea

18 Hirsutism

19 Anovulation and Ovulatory Dysfunction

20 Premature Ovarian Failure

21 Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

22 Management of Pituitary, Adrenal, and Thyroid Disease

23 Premenstrual Syndrome and Menstrual-Related Disorders

24 Menopause

25 Osteoporosis

Section 4: Contraception

26 Hormonal Contraception

27 Modern Concepts in Intrauterine Devices

28 Surgical Sterilization

Section 5: R

Details

No. of pages:
900
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323033091
Electronic ISBN:
9780323076593

About the authors

Tommaso Falcone

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair of Obstetric and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

William Hurd

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of OB/GYN, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH