Insulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatment by Evanthia Diamanti-KandarakisInsulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatment by Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis

Insulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatment

byEvanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis

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Despite dizzyingly fast-paced advances over the past two decades, even the definition of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) remains in dispute.Insulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatmenthighlights the recent transition of PCOS from an infertility disorder with a diagnosis based on ovarian tissue histology to a more complex clinical entity, a metabolic disorder in which insulin resistance plays a central role.  With an expert panel of authors, each chapter provides an up-to-date and balanced overview of PCOS, paying special attention to the central role of insulin resistance in the syndrome's pathogenesis and in the management of its reproductive and metabolic abnormalities.

Comprehensive and thought-provoking,Insulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatmentis an invaluable resource for endocrinologists, gynecologists, and internists eager to learn more about this controversial and challenging disease.

Title:Insulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:475 pagesPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. EVALUATION FOR INSULIN RESISTANCE AND CO-MORBIDITIES RELATED TOINSULIN RESISTANCE IN PCOSRicardo Azziz, MD, MPH, MBADept. of Ob/Gyn, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Depts. of Ob/Gyn andMedicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA,USA2. FAT DISTRIBUTION AND ADIPOSE PRODUCTS IN PCOSRunning title: Adipose products in PCOSEnrico Carmina, M.D.Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy3. Treatment of Infertility in PCOS: Ovulation InductionRunning head: Ovulation Induction in PCOSAuthors: Deborah S. Wachs, MDUniversity of California, San DiegoSchool of MedicineDepartment of Reproduction Medicine*R. Jeffery Chang, MDUniversity of California, San DiegoSchool of MedicineDepartment of Reproduction Medicine4. IMAGING STUDIES IN POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROMESophie JONARD, MD 1, Yann ROBERT, MD 2, Yves ARDAENS, MD 2 and DidierDEWAILLY, MD 11 Department of Endocrine Gynaecology and Reproductive Medecine,Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire deLille, France2 Department of Radiology, Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, CentreHospitalier et Universitaire de Lille, France5. GENES RELATED TO METABOLIC ABNORMALITIES OR INSULIN RESISTANCE INPCOSSHORT TITLE: Insulin resistance genes in PCOSHéctor F. Escobar-Morreale, MD, PhDDepartment of Endocrinology, Hospital Ramón y Cajal & Department ofMedicine, Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain6. ANTI-ANDROGENSKür_ad Ünlühizarci, M.D. and Fahrettin Kele_timur, M.D.Department of Endocrinology, Erciyes University Medical School,Kayseri, Turkey7. LIPID ABNORMALITIES IN PCOSAbbreviated title: Lipids and PCOSDjuro Macut, M.D., PhD.Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, DrSubotica 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia8. Serine Phosphorylation,Insulin Resistance, and the Regulation OFANDROGEN SYNTHESISRunning title: Serine phosphorylation, insulin resistance, andsteroidogenesisAndrew A. Bremer M.D., Ph.D.*, Walter L. Miller, M.D.Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco*Supported by Pediatric Endocrinology Training Grant T32 DK071619. CHRONIC TREATMENT OF POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME:ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILLSRunning Title: PCOS and OCP treatmentShahla Nader, M.D.Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences andInternal MedicineThe University of Texas Medical School - Houston10. INSULIN SENSITIZING DRUGS FOR THE TREATMENT OF INFERTILITY INPOLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME(Insulin Sensitizing Drugs in PCOS)Cynthia S. Ryan, MDa, John E. Nestler, MDbcaClinical Fellow, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, MedicalCollege of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond,VirginiabWilliam G. Blackard Professor of Medicine and Chair, Division ofEndocrinology and Metabolism, Medical College of Virginia, VirginiaCommonwealth University; and cVice Chair Department of InternalMedicine, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia CommonwealthUniversity, Richmond, Virginia11. DIET AND LIFESTYLE FACTORS IN THE AETIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OFPOLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROMER. J. NORMAN1 and L.J. MORAN21Research Centre for Reproductive Health and Repromed,The Queen Elizabeth HospitalUniversity of AdelaideSouth Australia, Australia2CSIRO Human Nutrition,Kintore Avenue, Adelaide 5000South Australia, Australia12. ADRENARCHE: THE INTERRELATIONSHIP OF ANDROGENS/ INSULIN ON THEDEVELOPMENT OF THE METABOLIC SYNDROME/ PCOSRunning Head: Adrenarche: Metabolic Syndrome/ PCOSAuthors: Sharon E. Oberfield, M.D(1), Natasha Leibel, M.D. (1), LaurenAntler B.A. (1), Miriam Silfen, M.D. (1), Lenore S. Levine, M.D. (1),Mary Horlick, M.D.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This volume provides an up to date comprehensive review on various aspects of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a more and more diagnosed disorder also in adolescent girls. It is divided into 6 parts . . A well written and informative text." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 5 (3), 2008)"This is an overview of the association between insulin resistance and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) with a special focus on pathogenesis, evaluation, and treatment. The book also focuses on the other metabolic and fertility issues occurring in PCOS. . Although it can be used by students and residents, it is written primarily for practitioners whose focus is either in endocrinology or obstetrics/gynecology. . The book is useful and the information is current and relevant." (Monica Mortensen, Doody's Review Service, August, 2007)