Amenorrhea: A Case-Based, Clinical Guide by Nanette F. SantoroAmenorrhea: A Case-Based, Clinical Guide by Nanette F. Santoro

Amenorrhea: A Case-Based, Clinical Guide

EditorNanette F. Santoro

Paperback | November 7, 2012

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Amenorrhea: A Case-Based Clinical Guide is a comprehensive review of the current knowledge regarding normal female reproductive physiology. Replete with interesting case vignettes and providing diagnostic algorithms and therapeutic strategies for amenorrhea, Amenorrhea: A Case-Based Clinical Guide is divided into three sections. The first section is composed of two chapters that provide a thorough review of basic science and clinical knowledge about the organ systems responsible for normal physiology of the menstrual cycle. The second section includes discussion about menstrual cycle disruption as it relates to hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction, surgical and natural menopause, genetic defects, premature ovarian failure/insufficiency and the effects of caloric excess and restriction. The third section offers an update on the physiological effects of prolonged amenorrhea induced surgically or by hypothalamic dysfunction and also includes an original chapter that focuses solely on the impact of race and ethnicity on the prevalence and diagnosis of amenorrhea. Amenorrhea: A Case-Based Clinical Guide brings together chapters from renowned experts who offer state-of-the-art, clinically useful information in a case-based, reader-friendly fashion. This title will be a welcome addition to the bookshelves of all clinicians who practice in women's health settings.
Title:Amenorrhea: A Case-Based, Clinical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:November 7, 2012Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian AxisGenevieve Neal-Perry, M.D., PhDMarie Menke, M.D Cary Dicken, M.DChapter 2: The Mechanism Of MenstruationHugh S. Taylor, M.DAnjana R Nair, MDChapter 3: Amenorrhea Due to Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism & Kallmann SyndromeLawrence Layman, M.DChapter 4: Polycystic Ovary SyndromeEnrico Carmina, MDChapter 5: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI)Amber R. Cooper, MDSharon N. Covington, MSWLawrence M. Nelson, M.D Chapter 6: Prolactin and Pituitary Causes of Amenorrhea Lisa B. Nachtigall, MDPouneh Fazeli, MDChapter 7: Amenorrhea Associated with the Female Athlete Triad: Etiology, Diagnosis and TreatmentM. J. De Souza, PhD R.J Toombs, B.SC:Chapter 8: The Role of Body Weight in Menstrual Disturbances and AmenorrheaAlex J. Polotsky, MD, MS Nanette Santoro, MDChapter 9: Natural and Surgical MenopauseSara Morelli, MDGerson Weiss, MDChapter 10: Clinical Implications of Prolonged Hypothalamic AmenorrheaSarah L. Berga, MD Tammy Loukes, MPHChapter 11: Long Term Implications of Oophorectomy at the time of Hysterectomy for Benign DiseaseDonna Shoupe, MD, MBAJonathan S. Berek, MD, MMSChapter 12: Ethnicity and AmenorrheaKimberley Thornton, MDBenjamin M. Lannon, MD

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From the reviews:"This concise but comprehensive review of reproductive pathophysiology and amenorrhea presents relevant and thought-provoking clinical vignettes. . this book is aimed at practicing clinicians, both residents and students would benefit from reading it as well. The editors and many of the authors are specialists who are knowledgeable and well known in the field of reproductive medicine. . This is an extremely valuable book for a wide variety of clinicians who treat female patients." (Kerri Lynn Luzzo, Doody's Review Service, January, 2011)"In Amenorrhea, A Case-Based, Clinical Guide, the editors state that they set out to organize a comprehensive review of amenorrhea that would update clinicians 'on our current knowledge regarding normal female reproductive physiology and . discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic algorithms, and therapeutic intervention for amenorrhea.' The book begins well, with two chapters on what is normal, followed by chapters addressing the various causes of amenorrhea. . The last several chapters were especially informative." (R. Wayne Inzer, Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, July, 2011)