Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780123694430, 9780080553092

Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman

3rd Edition

Basic and Clinical Aspects

Editors: Rogerio Lobo
eBook ISBN: 9780080553092
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123694430
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 5th June 2007
Page Count: 912
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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


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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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