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Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility

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ISBN-10: 0683078992

ISBN-13: 9780683078992

Edition: 5th 1994 (Revised)

Authors: Leon Speroff, Robert H. Glass, Nathan G. Kase

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Established as one of the world's most widely read gynecology texts, Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility is now in its Seventh Edition. In a clear, user-friendly style enhanced by abundant illustrations, the book provides a complete explanation of the female endocrine system and its disorders and offers practical guidance on evaluation and treatment of female endocrine problems and infertility. Coverage includes the latest information on contraception and infertility and new guidelines on hormone replacement therapy during menopause. An eminent reproductive endocrinologist, Marc Fritz, MD, joins Dr. Speroff for this edition.
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List price: $120.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1029
Language: English

Prefacep. v
Reproductive Physiology
Molecular Biology for Clinicians: A basic guide to the language of molecular medicinep. 3
Hormone Biosynthesis, Metabolism, and Mechanism of Action: How hormones are formed and metabolized, and how hormones workp. 25
The Ovary--Embryology and Development: The ovary from conception to adult function; correlation of morphology with reproductive and steroidogenic functionp. 97
The Uterus: Embryology, histology, and endocrinology of the uterus and menstruation. Anatomical abnormalities and leiomyomasp. 113
Neuroendocrinology: How reproductive events are perceived, integrated, and acted upon by the central nervous systemp. 145
Regulation of the Menstrual Cycle: The cyclic changes of ovarian and pituitary hormones and growth factors, and what governs those changesp. 187
Sperm and Egg Transport, Fertilization, and Implantation: Mechanisms of the days just before and after conceptionp. 233
The Endocrinology of Pregnancy: The steroid and protein hormones of pregnancyp. 259
Clinical Endocrinology
Normal and Abnormal Sexual Development: Normal and abnormal sexual differentiation, and the differential diagnosis of ambiguous genitaliap. 319
Abnormal Puberty and Growth Problems: The physiology of puberty, and abnormalities that produce accelerated or retarded sexual maturation and growth problems in adolescentsp. 361
Amenorrhea: Differential diagnosis of amenorrhea of all types utilizing procedures available to all clinicians. The problems of galactorrhea and pituitary adenomas, exercise and amenorrheap. 401
Anovulation and the Polycystic Ovary: How loss of ovulation can occur and the clinical expressions of anovulation. The polycystic ovary and hyperinsulinemiap. 465
Hirsutism: The biology of hair growth; the evaluation and management of hirsutismp. 499
Menstrual Disorders: Medical problems linked to menstruation: the premenstrual syndrome, dysmennorhea, menstrual headache, catamenial seizures, premenstrual asthma, and catamenial pneumothoraxp. 531
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: A physiologic basis for medical management without primary surgical interventionp. 547
The Breast: The factors involved in physiologic lactation, and the differential diagnosis of galactorrhea. The endocrinology of breast cancerp. 573
Menopause and the Perimenopausal Transition: Physiology of the menopause; long-term effects of estrogen on cognition, the cardiovascular system, and bonep. 621
Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy: A clinical guide for postmenopausal hormone therapy and patient managementp. 689
Obesity: The physiology of adipose tissue, and the problem of obesityp. 779
Reproduction and the Thyroid: Normal and abnormal thyroid function, including a consideration of the thyroid gland in pregnancyp. 805
Family Planning, Sterilization, and Abortion: The modern efficacy and use of contraception; the clinical methods and problems with sterilization and induced abortionp. 827
Oral Contraception: A survey of the risks and benefits of oral contraception. Methods for patient managementp. 861
Transdermal and Vaginal Steroid Contraception: Contraceptive options with improved compliancep. 943
Long-Acting Methods of Contraception: The advantages and disadvantages of specific long-acting contraceptive methodsp. 949
Intrauterine Contraception: The IUD: The characteristics of the IUD, an excellent method of contraceptionp. 975
Barrier Methods of Contraception: Important information for the use of the diaphragm, the cervical cap, the sponge, spermicides, and condomsp. 997
Female Infertility: An approach to the problem of infertility. The proper diagnostic tests and their correct interpretationp. 1013
Recurrent Early Pregnancy Loss: The evaluation and management of recurring spotnaneous losses in early pregnancyp. 1069
Endometriosis: Diagnosis and suitable treatment for the individual patientp. 1103
Male Infertility: Principles of male infertility, including analysis of semen, treatment, and therapeutic inseminationp. 1135
Induction of Ovulation: Programs, results, and complications for clomiphene, bromocriptine, gonadotropins, and GnRH administrationp. 1175
Assisted Reproductive Technologies: An overview of the assisted reproduction technologiesp. 1215
Ectopic Pregnancy: The diagnosis and treatment, both medical and surgical, of ectopic pregnancyp. 1275
Selected laboratory values and the International System of Units (SI Units)p. 1303
Indexp. 1305
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