Management of the Perimenopause

Hardcover | May 22, 2006

byJames Liu, Margery Gass

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Perimenopausal women are a growing segment of the population, and caring for them is consequently an increasing part of gynecologic practice. Moreover, this is a clinically dynamic and controversial area with ever-evolving knowledge of reproductive endocrinology, hormone replacement therapy, and alternative therapies. Management of the Perimenopause reviews physiologic and endocrinologic changes during perimenopause, management of specific problems, preventive clinical practice, and the use of alternative therapies. The book is an excellent candidate for bulk sales to pharmaceutical companies, given the many advances and controversies related to Hormone Replacement Therapy.

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Perimenopausal women are a growing segment of the population, and caring for them is consequently an increasing part of gynecologic practice. Moreover, this is a clinically dynamic and controversial area with ever-evolving knowledge of reproductive endocrinology, hormone replacement therapy, and alternative therapies. Management of the...

James H. Liu, MD Arthur H. Bill Professor Chair, Department of Reproductive Biology Case School of Medicine Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University MacDonald Women's Hospital Cleveland, OH Margery L.S. Gass, MD Director, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Obstetrics and G...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 9.3 × 7.3 × 1.05 inPublished:May 22, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071422811

ISBN - 13:9780071422819

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Foreword, Sherry Sherman, PhD, National Institute on Aging

Preface

Section 1: Physiology of the Perimonopause

1. Perimenopause Perspective, Margery L.S. Gass

2. Endocrine Changes and Stages of the Menopausal Transition, Robert W. Rebar

Section 2: Aging and Neurocognitive Changes

3. Management of Hot Flashes, Robert R. Freedman

4. Cognitive Changes in Perimenopause, Robert Krikorian

5. Sleep Disorders in Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women, Diagnosis and Clinical Management, E.O. Bixler and A.N. Vgontzas

6. Perimenopause and Sexuality, Sheryl A. Kingsberg

7. Migraine Headaches, Ken N. Muse

8. Impact of Perimenopause on Physical Appearance and Reproductive Tissues, James H. Liu

Section 3: Pathophysiology

9. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment, James H. Liu

10. Clinical Management of Uterine Myomas, Karen L. Ashby

11. Evaluation and Management of Pelvic Pain, Thomas Janicki

12. Management of Cystic Ovarian Tumors in the Perimenopausal Woman, Fred R. Ueland, Paul D. DePriest, John R. van Nagell, Jr.

13. Breast Pain, Mass, or Discharge, Elizabeth A. Shaughnessy

14. Hypercholesterolemia and Lipoprotein Disorders, Cynthia A. Stuenkel

15. Depression, moodiness, and Premenstrual Syndrome, Lesley M. Arnold

16. Thyroid Dysfunction, Sona Kashyap, Shahla Nader

17. Vulvodynia, Michael S. Baggish

Section 4: Hormone Therapy

18. Sexual Dysfunction and Androgen Replacement Therapy, Elizabeth A. Wise, Carol J. Mack, James A. Simon

19. Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy: Observational Studies to Clinical Trials, Shari S. Bassuk, JoAnn E. Manson

20. Hormone therapy: When and How? Margery L.S. Gass

Section 5: Preventive Health Strategies

21. Contraception, Paul A. Robb, Daniel B. Williams

22. Cancer Screening and Prevention, Elizabeth V. Brandewie

23. Bone Health in the Perimenopause, Rebecca D. Jackson, W. Jerry Mysiw, Shubhangi Shidham

24. Alternative Medicine Use, Maida Taylor

Index

Editorial Reviews

"This reference offers evidence-based guidance on the assessment and treatment of common perimenopausal problems seen in daily office practice. The text provides an overview of the physiologic and endocrinologicchanges and the staging of perimenopause, as well as discussions of symptom management and preventive clinical practice. The contributors also address all major alternative therapies. Guiding questions,highlighted key points, case studies and references for further study all make this a useful resource."--Sci-Tech Book News