Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman

Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman

Basic and Clinical Aspects

3rd Edition - June 5, 2007

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  • Editor: Rogerio Lobo
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123694430
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080553092

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For anyone who treats postmenopausal women, this latest edition of Rogerio Lobo's classic work combines the best from two well-known references: Menopause, and the second edition of Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman. By adding significant discussions of the basic science behind menopause, it is possible to objectively assess the clinical value and limitations of current approaches to treatment and provide a basis and rationale for strategies that will result in better individualized and specialized care. Not only does the third edition discuss diagnosis and treatment of menopause but it covers biological, anatomical, physiological, pathobiological, and pharmacological aspects as well bringing together, in one source, all of the information needed to understand and treat postmenopausal conditions.

Key Features

  • Over 50% new material representing the vast amount of information available since the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trials were completed making this the most up-to-date reference on postmenopausal women
  • Includes several new sections on comparisons between clinical trials and observational data, urology, and pelvic support
  • Each section is preceded by a preface to put the area into context with many chapters having suggested treatment regimens


Researchers, professional, and academic clinicians in endocrinology, public health, ob/gyn, epidemiology, and related disciplines

Table of Contents

  • Menopause: A Signal for the Future
    Basics to Enhance Our Understanding
    Ovarian Senescence & Options
    The Perimenopause
    Changes Occurring After Menopause
    Brain Function
    Bone Changes
    Cardiovascular (Expanded Intro Section)
    Clinical Trial and Observational Data
    Life Cycle and QOL
    Urinary Symptoms and Pelvic Support
    Hormonal Therapy
    Some Alternative Medical Therapies
    Women’s Centers, Information Needed for Clinical Trials and the Future

Product details

  • No. of pages: 912
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2007
  • Published: June 5, 2007
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123694430
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080553092

About the Editor

Rogerio Lobo

Dr. Lobo, formerly Rappleye Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director of the Center for Reproductive Sciences, Columbia University, has done extensive research in various areas of reproductive endocrinology and infertility including estrogen metabolism and menopause. Dr. Lobo has a primary interest in hyperandrogenic disorders and polycystic ovary syndrome. He frequently serves as editor for peer-review journals and has authored over 300 articles and 16 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.

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