Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current Controversies, from the Ovary to the Pancreas by Andrea DunaifPolycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current Controversies, from the Ovary to the Pancreas by Andrea Dunaif

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current Controversies, from the Ovary to the Pancreas

EditorAndrea Dunaif

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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This volume includes the latest diagnostic criteria for PCOS and comprises the most up-to-date information about the genetic features and pathogenesis of PCOS. It critically reviews the methodological approaches and the evidence for various PCOS susceptibility genes. The book also discusses additional familial phenotypes of PCOS and their potential genetic basis. All four editors of this title are extremely prominent in the field of PCOS.
Title:Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current Controversies, from the Ovary to the PancreasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:365 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617377961

ISBN - 13:9781617377969

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Table of Contents

Section I: The Polycystic Ovary.- 1 Ovarian Function and Folliculogenesis in PCOS.- 2 Accounting for the Follicle Population in the Polycystic Ovary.- 3 What is Appropriate Imaging of the Polycystic Ovary?.- 4 PCO vs PCOS: A Necessary Distinction? Section II: Genetic and Environmental Factors in PCOS.- 5 Genetics of PCOS.- 6 Fetal Origins of PCOS.- 7 Precursors of PCOS.- 8 Variations in the Expression of the PCOS Phenotype.- 9 Acquired PCOS: Epilepsy and the Role of Antiepileptic Drugs.- 10 Recommendations for the Early Recognition and Prevention of PCOS.- Section III: Metabolic Consequences of PCOS.- 11 Insulin Action and Secretion in PCOS.- 12 Long-term Health Risks of PCOS.- 13 Therapy Targeting Metabolic Defects in PCOS.- 14 Mechanisms and Treatment of Obesity in PCOS.- 15 Metabolic and Reproductive Effects of Statins in PCOS.- 16 Recommended Therapies for Metabolic Defects in PCOS.- Section IV: Hyperandrogenism in PCOS.- 17 Pathogenesis of Hyperandrogenism.- 18 Recommended Treatment Modalities for Hyperandrogenism.- Section V: Ovulation Induction in PCOS.- 19 Effective Regimens for Ovulation Induction in PCOS.- 20 Pregnancy in PCOS.- Section VI Diagnostic Criteria.- 21 Impact of Diagnostic Criteria: NICHD vs Rotterdam.- 22 Reassessment of Diagnostic Criteria and Recommendations.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This monograph is the product of a 2005 meeting of experts in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) that was designed to address disease mechanisms and therapeutic strategies. . is relevant for a broad audience, but is most relevant for those who are specifically involved in the day-to-day care of women with PCOS as well as those whose research focus is connected to the disorder. . a useful addition to the library of any physician or investigator with an interest in PCOS." (David A Ehrmann, Doody's Review Service, June, 2008)