Androgen Excess Disorders in Women by Ricardo AzzizAndrogen Excess Disorders in Women by Ricardo Azziz

Androgen Excess Disorders in Women

EditorRicardo Azziz

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This thoroughly revised and comprehensive edition of a highly praised classic, Androgen Excess Disorders in Women covers the growing importance of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as the most prevalent androgen excess disorder in women. This volume addresses the latest research findings on the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, genetics, and consequences of androgen excess disorders in women, including PCOS, nonclassic adrenal hyperplasia, androgen-secreting tumors, severe insulin-resistant hyperandrogenic syndromes, and rarer causes of androgen excess and hirsutism. Full consideration is given to the long-term consequences of androgen excess and PCOS, including endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma, infertility, cardiovascular and lipoprotein abnormalities, osteoporosis, obesity and glucose intolerance, and psychosocial problems. In addition, detailed information on the methods now available for diagnosis and treatment of these disorders are extensively reviewed.Cutting-edge and timely, the second edition of Androgen Excess Disorders in Women: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Other Disorders serves as an indispensable guide and resource for clinicians and researchers alike in the care and study of women with androgen excess disorders.
Title:Androgen Excess Disorders in WomenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.04 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161737704X

ISBN - 13:9781617377044

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Table of Contents

I. IntroductionA Brief History of Androgen ExcessRicardo AzzizII. Physiology of AndrogensOvarian and Adrenal Androgen Biosynthesis and MetabolisWalter L. Miller, David H. Geller, and Mitchell RosenAndrogens Throughout the Life of WomenC. Richard Parker, Jr.Physiologic Effects of Androgens in WomenT. Keta Hodgson and Glenn D. BraunsteinAndrogen Measurements: Methods, Interpretation and LimitationsFrank Z. StanczykIII. Pathophysiology of Androgen ExcessAndrogen-Secreting Adrenal and Ovarian NeoplasmsMichel Pugeat, Gérald Raverot, Ingrid Plotton, Aude Brac de la Perrière, Pascale Mirakian, Henri Déchaud, Nicole Berger, and Jean Louis PeixCushing's Syndrome Acromegaly and Androgen ExcessAnne-Céline REYSS, Didier DewaillyThe Non Classic Adrenal HyperplasiasDidier Dewailly and Ricardo AzzizbPregnancy-Related Androgen ExcessHoward D. McClamrockDrug-Induced HyperandrogenismChristine Cortet-Rudelli and Didier DewaillyThe Severe Insulin Resistant Hyperandrogenic SyndromesDavid E. Moller, Antonio Vidal-Puig, and Ricardo AzzizIdiopathic HirsutismEnrico CarminaDefinition and Epidemiology of the Polycystic Ovary SyndromeRicardo AzzizClinical Features of PCOSW. Futterweit, E. Diamanti-Kandarakis, and Ricardo AzzizBiochemical Features of the Polycystic Ovary SyndromeAdam BalenOvarian Histology, Morphology and Ultrasonography in PCOSSophie Jonard, Yann Robert, Yves Ardaens, and Didier DewaillyHypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadotropic Dysfunction in PCOSR. Jeffrey Chang and Rinku V. MehtaOvarian Steroidogenic Abnormalities in PCOSDenis A. MagoffinHypothalamic-Pituitary Adrenal Dysfunction in Polycystic Ovary SyndromeBulent O. Yildiz, Enrico Carmina, and Ricardo AzzizThe Genetic Basis of Polycystic Ovary SyndromeMark O. GoodarziPediatric HyperandrogenismKathleen M. HoegerEnvironmental Factors in the Polycystic Ovary SyndromeMarie-France Hivert and Jean-Patrice BaillargeonAnimal Models and Fetal Programming of PCOSDavid H. Abbott, Daniel A. Dumesic, Jon E. Levine, Andrea Dunaif, and Vasantha PadmanabhanInsulin Resistance and Hyperinsulinism in PCOSPaulina A. Essah and John E. NestlerThe Endocrine Impact of Obesity and Body Habitus in PCOSPasquali Renato and Gambineri AlessandraMolecular Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in PCOSTheodore P. CiaraldiMenstrual Dysfunction and Endometrial NeoplasiaAbdulkadir Wagley and Paul HardimanBeta Cell Dysfunction, Glucose Intolerance, and Diabetes in PCOSDavid A. EhrmannHypertension, and Cardiovascular and Lipoprotein AbnormalitiesFrancesco Orio and Stefano PalombaReproductive and Obstetrical Consequences of Polycystic Ovary SyndromeMary C. Johnson and Richard S. LegroPsychosocial and Quality-of-Life Consequences of Androgen ExcessOnno E. Janssen, Susanne Hahn, and Sigrid ElsenbruchOverview of Long-Term Morbidity and Economic Cost of PCOSRicardo AzzizIV. Evaluation and Treatment of Androgen ExcessClinical and Hormonal Evaluation of Androgen ExcessRicardo AzzizOvarian Suppression and Treatment of HirsutismPaolo MoghettiPolycystic Ovary Syndrome and Ovulation InductionBulent O. Yildiz and Ricardo AzzizIn Vitro Fertilization for Polycystic Ovary SyndromeHanadi Ba-Akdah, Ezgi Demirtas, Hananel Holzer, William Buckett, and Seang Lin TanThe Surgical Management of Polycystic Ovary SyndromeAdam BalenUse of Insulin Sensitizers in Polycystic Ovary SyndromeKai I. Cheang and John E. NestlerWeight Reduction and Life-Style Modifications in the Treatment of Androgen ExcessManny Noakes, Lisa J Moran, Grant D Brinkworth, and Robert J Norman

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From the reviews:"...a timely update of a rapidly mushrooming area of the reproductive literature." -TRENDS in Endocrinology andf Metabolism"This is a thoughtful, focused approach to androgen excess in women. The book is well organized and the format makes identification of specific topics easy. . This book is targeted at both researchers and clinicians in the field of androgen excess and it serves that audience well. . a good resource. It is helpful to have so many aspects of androgen excess addressed in a single source by knowledgeable authors." (Suma Dronavalli, Doody's Review Service, December, 2006)