Yen & Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology

7th Edition

Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Management (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Authors: Jerome Strauss Robert Barbieri
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455727582
eBook ISBN: 9781455759729
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 13th September 2013
Page Count: 960

Description

Yen Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology helps you successfully diagnose and manage the spectrum of female and male reproductive system diseases, from impaired fertility, infertility, and recurrent pregnancy loss through problems of sexual development, puberty, menstrual disturbances, fibroids, endometriosis, and reproductive aging. This trusted endocrinology reference book is ideal for fellows, endocrinologists, or as a quick reference when making daily diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. It is just the resource you need to offer your patients the best possible reproductive care.

"This new edition helps the reader to stay on top of recent developments. It is a must for subspecialists in reproductive medicine and a valuable source of information in the library of any department and clinical unit involved in reproductive medicine." Reviewed by Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica February 2015

"It is a must for subspecialists in reproductive medicine and a valuable source of information in the library of any department and clinical unit involved in reproductive medicine." Reviewed by Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica , March 2015

Key Features

  • Get unmatched guidance you can trust, such as fresh insights into today’s field and future advances, through the knowledge gleaned from worldwide fertility experts in reproductive medicine.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Endocrinology of Reproduction

1. Neuroendocrinology of Reproduction

2. The Gonadotropin Hormones and Their Receptors

3. Prolactin in Human Reproduction

4. The Synthesis and Metabolism of Steroid Hormones

5. Steroid Hormone Action

6. Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators in Reproductive Medicine

7. Growth Factors and Reproduction

8. Neuroendocrine Control of the Menstrual Cycle

9. The Ovarian Life Cycle

10. The Structure, Function, and Evaluation of the Female Reproductive Tract

11. The Breast

12. The Endocrinology of Human Pregnancy and Fetal-Placental Neuroendocrine Development

13. The Hypothalamo-Pituitary Unit, Testis, and Male Accessory Organs

14. Immunology and Reproduction

15. Menopause and Aging

16. Male Reproductive Aging

Part 2: Pathophysiology and Therapy

17. Disorders of Sex Development

18. Puberty: Gonadarche and Adrenarche

19. Nutrition and Reproduction

20. Environmental Factors and Reproduction

21. Physiological and Pathophysiologic Alterations of the Neuroendocrine Components of the Reproductive Axis

22. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Hyperandrogenic States

23. Female Infertility

24. Male Infertility

25. Endocrine Disturbances Affecting Reproduction

26. Endometriosis

27. Benign Uterine Disorders

28. Endocrine Diseases of Pregnancy

29. Hormone Responsive Cancers

Part 3: Reproductive Technologies

30. Medical Approaches to Ovarian Stimulation for Infertility

31. Assisted Reproduction

32. Gamete and Embryo Manipulation

33. Fertility Preservation

34. Laboratory Assessment

35. Pelvic Imaging in Reproductive Endocrinology

36. Contraception

Index

Details

No. of pages:
960
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455759729
eBook ISBN:
9780323249034
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455727582

About the Author

Jerome Strauss

Affiliations and Expertise

Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System; Dean, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Robert Barbieri

Affiliations and Expertise

Kate Macy Ladd Professor, Department of of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts