Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Disorders

Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Disorders

2nd Edition - June 26, 2003

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  • Editors: Albert Altchek, Liane Deligdisch, Nathan Kase
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080494517

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This updated second edition of Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Disorders provides thorough, yet succinct insight into the ever-changing realm of ovarian disorders. It presents a novel multidisciplinary approach to the subject as described by clinicians, surgeons, pathologists, basic scientists and related medical researchers. Topics covered include reproductive technology, early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and management of menopause among others. The breadth of information provided by this book will appeal to clinicians and researchers involved in the study and treatment of ovarian disorders.

Key Features

  • Includes updated information on early diagnosis of ovarian cancer
  • Reviews new diagnostic techniques for ovarian disorders
  • Discusses latest information on reproductive technology
  • Presents translational treatment linking laboratory research with clinical medicine


Reproductive endocrinologists, gynecologic oncology, obstetricians, gynecologists, pathologists and medical students

Table of Contents

  • Pathology and Basic Sciences
    Ovarian Embryology, Anatomy, and Histology
    The Normal Human Ovary: Part 1: Reproductive & Endocrine Functions, Part 2: How Steroid Hormones Work
    Recent Progress in Gonadal Dysgenesis
    Pathology of Non-Neoplastic Ovarian Enlargements
    Precancerous Lesions of the Ovary
    Epithelial Ovarian Neoplasms
    Germ Cell Tumors of the Ovary
    Gonadal Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors
    Matastatic Tumors of the Ovary
    Peritoneal Lesions Related To Ovarian Neoplasms
    The Genetic Etiology of Sporadic Ovarian Cancer

    Diagnostic Techniques and Investigations
    Diagnostic Tests For Evaluation of Ovarian Function
    Premature Ovarian Failure
    Ultrasound of the Ovary
    Ca125 and Other Tumor Markers in Screening and Monitoring of Ovarian Cancer
    BRCA 1 and 2 Mutations in Ovarian Cancer
    Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer
    Early Diagnosis and Screening for Ovarian Cancer
    Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Tumors
    Syndromes and Susceptibility To Ovarian Cancer
    A Geneticist Looks at Ovarian Cancer
    Gene therapy of Ovarian Cancer- State of the Art and Future Perspectives
    Speculation and Deductive Reasoning About Ovarian Epithelial Carcinogenesis and New Horizons
    In vitro Fertilization, Stem Cells, Cloning and the Future of Assisted Reproductive Technologies

    Contemporary Management
    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    General Concepts of Endocrine Manipulation of Assisted Reproduction
    Laparaoscopic Surgery of Benign Ovarian Disorders
    Benign Ovarian Cysts, Neoplasms and Parovarian Cysts; Torsion; in the Young Patient and Fetus
    The Management of Malignant Ovarian Neoplasms in the Young Patient
    Ovarian Tumors in Pregnancy
    Ovarian Cancer B the initial Laparotomy
    Surgical Management of Large Ovarian Carcinoma Tumor Masses
    The Long Term Management of Ovarian Cancer
    The Laparoscopic Management of Adnexal Masses and Ovarian Cancer
    Chemotherapy of Ovarian Cancer
    Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
    Prevention of Ovarian Cancer: Prophylactic Oophorectomy, Oral Contraceptives

Product details

  • No. of pages: 568
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2003
  • Published: June 26, 2003
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080494517

About the Editors

Albert Altchek

Affiliations and Expertise

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital, NY, USA

Liane Deligdisch

Affiliations and Expertise

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital, NY, USA

Nathan Kase

Affiliations and Expertise

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital, NY, USA

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