Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine: Volume 1 and 2 by Benno RunnebaumGynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine: Volume 1 and 2 by Benno Runnebaum

Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine: Volume 1 and 2

EditorBenno Runnebaum, Thomas RabeForeword byGuiseppe Benagiano

Paperback | December 4, 2014

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Reproductive health - the new concept involving an integrated approach to all inter­ ventions dealing with the reproductive process and organs - has been the subject of two recent world forums: the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo and the 1995 Women's Conference in Beijing. It is therefore very timely for Benno Runnebaum and Thomas Rabe to produce the English translation of the second edition of their text book Gynecological Endo­ crinology and Reproductive Medicine. The two volumes bring the reader up to date on the enormous progress mad- in just a few years - in the field of reproduction. A selected group of coauthors have provided the breadth of knowledge necessary to cover fields as diverse as physiology, endocrinology, endoscopic surgery, ultrasonography, genetics, and on­ cology. The first volume describes physiological events, especially the complex interplay of factors leading to ovulation occurring during menstrual cycle, and the patholog­ ical changes that can alter it. This is preceded by a careful review of the wide range of hormones active in the female reproductive process, their mechanisms of action, interactions with receptors, therapeutic applications, indications, contrain­ dications, and modes of action. Sex differentiation, puberty, fertility, and reproduc­ tion are carefully detailed, including management of the hyperandrogenic state and other disorders, including endocrine oncology. Special care is taken in describing the control of human fertility, its many facets, methods, and problems.
Title:Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine: Volume 1 and 2Format:PaperbackPublished:December 4, 2014Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9783642643842

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Table of Contents

1 Hormones.- 2 Determination of Hormones and Hormone Receptors.- 3 Hormone Therapy.- 4 Physiology of the Menstrual Cycle.- 5 Pathophysiology of the Menstrual Cycle.- 6 Puberty and Its Disorders.- 7 Intersexuality.- 8 Pituitary Tumors.- 9 Adrenal Tumors.- 10 Hormonal Active Ovarian Tumors.- 11 Gynecological Ultrasound.- 12 Doppler Ultrasound in Gynecology.- 13 Contraception.- 14 The Female Climacteric.- 15 Hyperandrogenism in Women Females.- 16 Benign Breast Disorders.- 1 The Physiology of Reproduction.- 2 Function Tests and Examination Methods in Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine.- 3 Morphological Changes in the Female Genital Organs Induced by Sex Hormones.- 4 Infertility.- 5 Thyroid, Menstrual Cycle, and Pregnancy.- 6 Psychosomatic Aspects in the Diagnosis and Therapy of Infertility.- 7 Environmental Contamination and Infertility.- 8 Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy.- 9 Reconstructive Tubal Surgery.- 10 Male Fertility Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapy.- 11 Assisted Reproduction.- 12 The Endocrinology of Pregnancy.- 13 Ultrasound in Pregnancy.- Appendix: Trade Names of Pharmaceutical Formulations Used for Hormone Therapy.