Female Contraception: Update and Trends by Benno RunnebaumFemale Contraception: Update and Trends by Benno Runnebaum

Female Contraception: Update and Trends

byBenno RunnebaumEditorThomas Rabe, Ludwig Kiesel

Paperback | December 6, 2011

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Contraceptives have always provided ground for controversy. This book describes and discusses latest findings concerning the advantages as well as hazard and risk factors of contraception. The clinical impact of oral contraceptives on metabolism is particularly highlighted. In addition, behavioral methods, intrauterine devices, implants and modern approaches in animal and clinical research in the field of immunization against pregnancy are considered. Last, but not least, the book summarizes the complex ethical, religious and political aspects of family planning and contraception.
Title:Female Contraception: Update and TrendsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:443 pagesPublished:December 6, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642737927

ISBN - 13:9783642737923

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Table of Contents

Reproductive Behavior and Family Planning.- Trends in Contraception and Contraceptive Research.- Side Effects of Oral Contraceptives.- Analysis of Oral Contraceptive Risks.- Effects of Oral Contraception on Blood Clotting.- Effect of Oral Contraceptives on Carbohydrate Metabolism in Healthy Women.- Oral Contraceptives and Lipid Metabolism.- Oral Contraceptives and Lipid Metabolism: Interim Analysis of the PROCAM Trial.- Oral Contraception and Ovarian Function.- Development of New Progestagens.- Trends in Hormonal Contraception.- Clinical Pharmacology of Gestagens.- Development of Progestogens.- Review of the Preclinical Pharmacology and Clinical Studies of the Norgestimate-containing Oral Contraceptive, Cilest.- Gestoden: An Innovative Progestogen.- Desogestrel: Review of Pharmacology and Clinical Trials.- Steroids and Brain.- Progesterone and Progestins Modulate Hypothalamic and Pituitary ?-Endorphin.- Contraceptive Potential of GnRH Antagonists.- Desensitization of Pituitary Cells by Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone in Vitro.- Potency of Contraceptive Progestins to Inhibit Luteinizing Hormone Secretion in Vitro.- Implantables and Injectables.- Long-Acting Injectable Steroidal Contraception Utilizing Norethindrone Microspheres.- Monthly Injectable Contraception with Norethisterone Enanthate plus Estradiol Valerate.- Evaluation of the Norplant Subdermal Implant Contraceptive System - China.- Behavioral Methods of Contraception.- The Sympto-thermal Method.- Temperature Computers.- Lactational Anovulation in Monkeys: Prolactin Secretion and Ovarian Function.- Barriers and Sterilization.- New Approaches in Vaginal Contraception.- New Techniques of Female Sterilisation.- Recent Experience with the Cervical Cap in the United States.- Aryl 4-Guanidinobenzoates: Potential Vaginal Contraceptives.- New IUD Technology.- Intrauterine Devices: Efficacy and Side Effects.- Hazards of IUDs and Their Prevention.- The Endometrium and the IUD.- Clinical Results of a New Contraceptive Intra-uterine Device: Ombrelle 250.- Immunology of Female Contraception.- Immunological Aspects of Fertility Regulation.- Application of New Concepts in Cell-Mediated Immunity to the Development of Effective Antifertility Vaccines.- Sperm Antigens and Antibodies.- Post-coital Contraception.- Post-coital Interception.- Endometrial and Myometrial Effects of Progesterone Antagonists in Pregnant Guinea Pigs.- Politics and Religion in Contraception.- The Role of Public Sector Agencies in Contraceptive Research and Development.- Jewish Law and Contraceptive Practice.- Epidemiology and AIDS in Contraception.- Epidemiology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.- The World Health Organization Special Programme.- The World Health Organization Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training on Human Reproduction: The Past 15 Years and the Next Decade.