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  • 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. Background and context for interpretation of the data are contained in the Overview. This information includes definitions of the various types of dementia and a summary of current knowledge about Alzheimer's disease. Additional sections address prevalence, mortality and morbidity, caregiving and use and costs of care and services. The Special Report discusses women and Alzheimer's disease.
  • The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand the interrelationship among body image concerns, the female reproductive cycle, and musculoskeletal anatomy/physiology of females that makes their health risks and concerns unique. Reproductive health is discussed by a prominent researcher in reproduction/endocrinology. An overview of the Female Athlete Triad which is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions (isordered eating, menstrual disturbances and bone loss) is presented in Part II. Physicians and certified professionals in sports medicine discuss the individual components of the triad, relating not only to the athletic female but also to the recreationally active woman throughout the lifespan. In Part III, Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries is addressed by a female orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in treating female athletes. Finally, appropriate exercise and nutritional guidelines for active females are discussed in Parts IV-V of the book by certified professionals and licensed physicians in sports medicine. An invaluable addition to the literature, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition will be of great interest to physicians, allied health care practitioners, medical/other wellness educators, and students who are interested in advancing women's health issues. Sports medicine specialists, family practitioners, gynecologists, team physicians, residents in sports medicine, athletic trainers, health educators, nurses, physicians assistants, physical therapists, sport psychologists, counselors, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine team should also find this title of significant interest.
  • Pt.I: Focusing on active female's health issues: unique gender-related psychological and physiological characteristics of females -- Pt.II: Preoccupation with body image issues and disordered eating issues in the acitve female -- Pt.III: Reproductive health -- Pt.IV: Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries in active females -- Pt.V: Safe exercise guidelines throughout the lifespan -- Pt.VI: Nutrition, energy balance, and weight control.
  • This volume is an up-to-date resource on the international state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer. While this devastating disease has been considered mainly a disease of the Western hemisphere, the book moves beyond our conventional understanding and embraces knowledge from around the world. It focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, including genetic screening; improvements and expanded choices in management, such as gene therapy and the optimization of chemotherapeutic agents; and the latest laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Further chapters address histopathologic features of this disease, and related psychosocial and quality of-life-issues. The book is aimed at the wide range of practitioners who care for patients with ovarian cancer and researchers who study the disease: general surgeons, surgical oncologists, gynecological oncologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists, gynecological pathologists, gynecologists, gynecological cancer epidemiologists, gynecological onco-psychologist, genetic counselors, geneticists, and cancer research scientists.
  • Advances in ovarian cancer management / Peter E. Schwartz -- Etiology and overview / Gang Ye, Stefanie Bernaudo & Chun Peng -- Diagnostic imaging in the management of ovarian masses / Amit Mahajan, Indukala Doddamane & Shirley McCarthy -- Initial surgical management of ovarian cancer / Jason Knight & Peter G. Rose -- Initial chemotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer / Katherine M. Moxley & Robert S. Mannel -- Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of advanced ovarian cancer / Peter E. Schwartz -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : its use in epithelial ovarian cancer / Neesha Dhani & Helen Mackay -- Chemotherapeutic management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Marcia Hall -- Emerging chemotherapy agents in ovarian cancer / Daliah Tsoref & Amit M. Oza -- Surgical management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Eelco de Bree -- Angiogenesis in ovarian cancer / Vincent Castonguay & Amit M. Oza -- Antigen-specific immunotherapy for ovarian cancer / Dana M. Roque & Alessandro D. Santin -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors and epithelial ovarian cancer -- Thomas P. McNally, Gillianne G.Y. Lai & Richard T. Penson -- Emerging targeted therapies / Mirko Marabese & Massimo Broggini -- Palliative care in ovarian cancer / Cynthia O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Ercolano & Ruth McCorkle -- Guidelines in ovarian cancer / Domenica Lorusso, Antonella Pietragalla & Giovanni Scambia -- Index.
  • Drs. Hall-Findlay and Evans' new Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast has a purely surgical focus that covers the full scope of breast surgery. Coverage of hot topics includes new implant types, gel implants, fat injections to the breast for aesthetic enhancement, and fat injections for reconstruction. The book is organized into seven sections including reduction, mastopexy, augmentation, and more. Expert, international contributors deliver practical advice on the latest techniques, with a special emphasis on what can go wrong and how to avoid it. This full-color, templated reference comes with case studies and 16 video clips (both on web and on DVD) with approximately three hours of footage demonstrating key procedures. Video coverage includes form-stable high cohesive silicone gel implants, short scar with inferior pedicle, and sub-fascial breast augmentation. Expert Consult access enables you to search full text online and download images. Get practical advice on handling problems that occur in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery Study various operative steps in depth with real-life clinical detail Avoid and/or deal with complications by referencing case examples and analyses with expert international counsel Watch the techniques first-hand with videos online and on the accompanying DVD, and watch experts performing the procedures Search the text's full content electronically, or download images and video for teaching purposes.
  • Aesthetic breast surgery 2009
    Pre-operative evaluation, preparation and education of the breast augmentation patient -- Breast augmentation: incision selection -- Subpectoral approach for primary breast augmentation -- Saline implants: indications, techniques and precautions -- Silicone implants -- Semi-cohesive gel implants -- Subfascial transaxillary breast augmentation -- Secondary augmentation -- Breast reconstruction and augmentation using pre-expansion and autologous fat transplantation -- Tubular breasts -- Mastopexy: augmentation -- Periareolar/vertical/small horizontal scars -- Circumvertical breast reduction technique -- Vertical breast reduction -- Vertical mammaplasty -- No vertical scar breast reduction/mastopexy -- Breast shaping in the massive weight loss patient -- Complications in breast augmentation: maximizing patient outcomes with some surgical solutions to common problems.
  • In the increasingly globalized twenty-first century, cross-cultural communication and knowledge of culturally informed health practices are critical skills for women's health providers. Around the Globe for Women's Health is a concise, culturally sensitive, and clinically relevant guide that aims to increase health equity through prevention and improved clinical care for women around the world. Case-based chapters highlight clinical issues (such as obstetric fistula, malaria, and postpartum hemorrhage) and barriers to care (the unmet need for family planning, or limited radiotherapy in low-resource countries, for example). Around the Globe for Women's Health is a must-have resource not just for physicians considering working in another country, but all providers seeking to provide better care for diverse populations of women within the United States.
  • Rapidly and accurately identify gynecologic tumors and related lesions with the updated Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology. Complete with hundreds of photographs, this medical reference book provides you with the know-how you need to perform state-of-the-art gynecologic diagnoses, right at your own microscope. Quickly and effortlessly find the essential information you need with summary tables, charts, and boxes throughout the text. Expedite reference with a consistent approach to every entity discussed, including definitions, clinical features, gross features, microscopic features, and differential diagnoses. Avoid diagnostic errors with comprehensive coverage of commonly encountered pitfalls.
  • Abdominal wall and pelvic anatomy for laparoscopists / Tommaso Falcone, Richard L. Drake, and William W. Hurd -- Indications and contraindications for laparoscopy / Jeffrey M. Goldberg -- Trocar insertion : choosing the appropriate position and techniques for placement / Minita S. Patel and Paul Tulikangas -- Instrumentation and energy sources utilized during laparoscopic procedures / Jeffrey M. Goldberg and Andrew Brill -- Techniques for laparoscopic suturing / Kevin J. Stepp and Sarah Kane -- Laparoscopic management of adnexal masses / Richard D. Drake and Tommaso Falcone -- Indications and techniques for laparoscopic myomectomy / Devorah Wieder, Jeffrey M. Goldberg, and Tommaso Falcone -- Indications and techniques for total and subtotal laparoscopic hysterectomy / Beri Ridgeway and Tommaso Falcone -- Laparoscopic tubal surgery / Jeffrey M. Goldberg -- Laparoscopic surgery for mullerian anomalies, incompetent cervix, and ovarian transposition / Marjan Attaran, Mohamed A. Bedaiwy, and Tommaso Falcone -- Indications and techniques for laparoscopic management of pelvic endometriosis / Amy J. Park, Jeffrey M. Goldberg, and Tommaso Falcone -- Laparoscopic treatment of pelvic pain / Jeffrey M. Goldberg -- Robotic surgery / Gouri B. Diwadkar and Tommaso Falcone -- Laparoscopic and robotic advances in gynecologic malignancies / Amanda Nickles Fader ... [et al.] -- Complications of laparoscopic surgery / Jeffrey M. Goldberg, Chi Chiung Grace Chen, and Tommaso Falcone.
  • Introduction to the presentations / M.A. Lewis -- Zwischen Biologie und Kultur-das HRT-Dilemma: women between biology and civilization / A. Teichmann -- Probleme des Verantwortungsbegriffs im Spannungsfeld von Pharmaforschung and ärztlichem Handeln: issues with the term "responsibility" / H. Poser -- Epidemiology of selected diseases in women / L. Heinemann -- Pathogenesis of histological types of endometrial cancer / L.-C. Horn -- HRT und Karzinome des Ovars und Kolon: pathology of the colon and ovary / M. Dietel -- The progenitor cell concept of proliferative breast disease / W. Böcker -- Indication for HRT: climacteric complaints and osteoporosis / H.P.G. Schneider -- Hormonersatztherapie und kardiovaskuläre Erkrankungen: HRT and cardiovascular disease in women / E. Windler -- The million women study / O. Lidegaard -- Paradigm shift in causal thinking in epidemiology / S. Shapiro -- Rezeption und Kommunikation von Risiken: perception and communication of risk / K. Heilmann -- Some thoughts after the Kloster Andechs Workshop, August 2003 / U. Karck -- Menopause and the HRT risk-benefit equation: status and outlook -- Workshop consensus: the state of the evidence.
  • Print Material
    Prologue : into the well and out again -- Birth in the age of AIDS -- India responds to the epidemic -- "The HIV test is like an immunization" : scenes from prenatal HIV counseling -- "I don't need my husband's permission?" : women's views on HIV/AIDS and decisions about prenatal testing -- HIV/AIDS and the gendering of stigma -- To birth or not to birth? : constraints and pragmatics in HIV-positive women's childbearing decisions -- HIV-positive women give birth : deception and determination -- Breast or bottle? : HIV-positive women's responses to global health policy on infant feeding -- Creating a storm : activists' hopes and mothers' fears -- Epilogue : memory boxes.
  • Epidemiology.- Managing breast cancer in young women -- Impact of breast cancer treatment on fertility.- Fertility preservation and ART -- Breast cancer during pregnancy.- Pregnancy after breast cancer -- Reproductive issues in BRCA mutation carriers.
  • Also available: Print – 2006
    Print Material
    Burden of breast cancer in developing and developed countries -- Genetics of breast cancer in women of African Descent: an overview -- Biology of breast cancer: molecular and pathologic features of ductal neoplasia of the breast: racial considerations -- Screening and early detection of breast cancer in women in Africa and the Middle East -- Breast cancer at diagnosis in women of Africa and the Middle East -- Breast cancer aggressiveness in women of African descent -- Radiotherapy of breast cancer -- Adjuvant therapy of breast cancer -- Endocrine therapy of breast cancer -- Palliative care for breast cancer in the African-American population -- Outcome of African American women with breast cancer in cooperative group clinical trials -- Traditional medicine in breast cancer management with a focus on the Chinese integrative approach -- Impact of culture, education and socio-economic status -- Barriers to successful management of breast cancer.
  • Functional Anatomy of the Male Sex Organs -- Functional Anatomy of the Female Sex Organs -- Physiology of Libido -- Physiology of Orgasm -- Physiology of Female Genital Sexual Arousal -- Physiology of Erection -- Physiology of Ejaculation -- Classifying Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder -- Disorders of Female Sexual Arousal -- Disorders of Female Orgasm -- Sexual Pain Disorders -- Erectile Dysfunction: Prevalence and Pathophysiology -- Androgen Deficiency -- Peyronie?s Disease -- Disorders of Ejaculation and Male Orgasm -- Priapism -- The Sexual Health Interview: Male -- The Sexual Health Interview: Female -- Communication About Sexuality and Cancer -- Validated Questionnaires in Female Sexual Function Assessment -- Validated Questionnaires in Male Sexual Function Assessment -- Evaluation of the Female with Sexual Dysfunction -- Evaluation of Male Sexual Dysfunction -- The Impact of Cancer on the Partner?s Sexuality -- Gay and Lesbian Patients with Cancer -- The Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis on Sexual Health -- Breast Cancer -- Gynecological Cancers -- Pelvic Surgery for Urological Cancers -- Pelvic Radiation in Men -- Pelvic Radiation in Women -- Impact of Chemotherapy and Hormone Therapy on Female Sexual Health -- Impact of Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Men?s Sexual Health -- Colorectal Cancer -- Stem Cell Transplant --Sexual Health in the Terminally Ill -- Survivorship: An Overview -- Nutriceuticals in Sexual Health -- Medical Treatments for Sexual Problems in Women -- Surgical Treatments for Sexual Problems in Women -- Sex Therapy in Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Erectile Dysfunction: Pharmacological Therapy -- Erectile Dysfunction: Devices -- The Management of Premature Ejaculation -- Testosterone Therapy in the Male Cancer Patient -- Sex Therapy in Male Sexual Dysfunction -- Restoring Intimacy in Relationships Affected by Cancer -- Dating and Disclosure for Cancer Survivors.
  • Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for women's healthcare services. Women's healthcare is particularly vulnerable, because the obstetrician-gynecologist workforce is aging and is among the least satisfied medical specialists. Furthermore, fellowship training in women's healthcare in internal medicine and in maternal child health in family and community medicine involves only a small portion of general internists and family physicians. In response to this challenge, the Association of American Medical Colleges called for an expansion of medical schools and graduate medical education enrollments. As we cope with significant and rapid changes in organizations and reimbursement, academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology, family and community medicine, and internal medicine have opportunities to create a unified women's health curriculum for undergraduate students, share preventive health and well-woman expertise in training programs, provide improved continuity of care, instill concepts of lifelong learning to our graduates, and better develop our research programs. This volume's chapters focus on strategic planning on behalf of academic faculty who will train the anticipated additional load of students, residents, and fellows in women's healthcare. -changing demographics of faculty -expanding roles of clinician educators -physician investigators and their future -the hidden value of part-time faculty -faculty salaries -required skillsets of academic leaders -the meaning of tenure and faculty satisfaction and retention. Recommendations presented here from authors with distinguished leadership skills indicate a consensus, but not unanimity. In furthering these goals, we summarize in the final chapter our collective expertise and offer ways to implement recommendations to better prepare for tomorrow's needs in academic women's healthcare.
  • 2012 ClinicalKey
    Preinvasive disease of the cervix / William T. Creasman -- Preinvasive disease of the vagina and vulva and related disorders / Joan L. Walker and Cara A. Mathews -- Invasive cervical cancer / Krishnansu S. Tewari and Bradley J. Monk -- Endometrial hyperplasia, estrogen therapy, and the prevention of endometrial cancer / Lisa M. Landrum, Rosemary E. Zuna, and Joan L. Walker -- Adenocarcinoma of the uterine corpus / William T. Creasman and David Scott Miller -- Sarcoma of the uterus / D. Scott McMeekin -- Gestational trophoblastic disease / Emily M. Ko and John T. Soper -- Invasive cancer of the vulva / Jeanne M. Schilder and Frederick B. Stehman -- Invasive cancer of the vagina / Brian M. Slomovitz and Robert L. Coleman -- The adnexal mass / D. Scott McMeekin, Robert Mannel, and Philip J. Disaia -- Epithelial ovarian cancer / Eric L. Eisenhauer, Ritu Salani, and Larry J. Copeland -- Germ cell, stromal, and other ovarian tumors / Michael A. Bidus, John C. Elkas, and G. Scott Rose -- Fallopian tube cancer / Michael A. Bidus, G. Larry Maxwell, and G. Scott Rose -- Breast diseases / Mary L. Gemignani -- Cancer in pregnancy / Krishnansu S. Tewari -- Complications of disease and therapy / Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson -- Basic principles of chemotherapy / Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin -- Targeted therapy and molecular genetics / Shannon N. Westin, Anil K. Sood, and Robert L. Coleman -- Genes and cancer : genetic counseling and clinical management / David G. Mutch and Philip J. DiSaia -- Palliative care and quality of life / Dana M Chase ... [et al.] -- Role of minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic malignancies / Jeffrey M. Fowler, David E. Cohn, and Robert S. Mannel -- Epidemiology of commonly used statistical terms and analysis of clinical studies / Wendy R. Brewster -- Basic principles in gynecologic radiotherapy / Catheryn M. Yashar.
  • Complications of Female Incontinence and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery reviews the prevention, evaluation and management of complications arising from female pelvic surgery. Potential complications of both routine and specialized female pelvic procedures such as transvaginal slings, cystocele and rectocele repairs, urethral diverticulectomy, and transvaginal mesh repairs are reviewed. The chapters are divided by procedure allowing the reader to easily find what they are looking for. Images and figures of methods of evaluation and repair of these complications are included throughout. The volume is organized based on the specific types of surgeries performed and the user is able to look up the type of surgery performed and immediately find all of the potential complications and their treatments. This text will serve as a comprehensive guide and reference allowing the surgeon quick and ready access to information about the complications of female pelvic surgery.
  • Now more than ever there is a need for youth to learn about and use contraception consistently and effectively. Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Womenis a valuable resource for gynecologists and primary care practitioners who are on the front lines when it comes to discussing, recommending, and prescribing contraceptive options to adolescent and young adult women. The book is filled with evidence-based information presented in an easy-to-access format, ideal for the busy clinician who needs information at his or her fingertips. The first chapter answers the question 'why is contraception important in this population?' and outlines the basics of the initial clinical visit. The book continues by covering each method of contraception currently available, and concludes with a survey of special issues pertinent to young women. In its entirety, the content lays the groundwork for helping providers improve clinical practice in contraceptive care, tailored to the unique needs of young women. This book serves as an excellent reference for family physicians, adolescent medicine physicians, gynecologists, and anyone who wishes to learn and implement best contraceptive counseling and provision practices.
  • Women with chronic medical problems are at higher risk for complications during pregnancy and, therefore, they are especially in need of appropriate preconception and contraception care. Furthermore, many women with chronic medical problems do not obtain adequate preconception and contraception care. Despite published guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is a substantial gap in medical practice regarding the use of contraception in women with co-existing medical problems. Contraception for the Medically Challenging Patient fills the gap that currently exists in the knowledge of correct contraceptive prescribing practice and shows that inappropriate contraindications can easily become a barrier to effective contraception use among women. Chapters highlight obsolete views about appropriate candidates for contraception and address the complex contraceptive needs of today's medically challenging patients with HIV/AIDS, uterine fibroids, or cardiac, neurologic or thyroid disease. The book gives attention to recommendations on the use of contraception in women with medical problems such as diabetes, obesity, epilepsy, and lupus, among others, and provides comprehensive information regarding the effects that certain drugs may have on contraceptive hormone levels. While national guidelines do exist for contraceptive eligibility, this book discusses in more detail the evidence behind the guideline recommendations and the nuances that clinicians confront in daily practice.
  • This book provides a comprehensive review of CT Virtual Hysterosalpingography, a new non-invasive diagnostic technique that allows the evaluation of the entire gynecologic tract in a single study, by combining the benefits of hysterosalpingography (HSG) with multidetector Computed Tomography (CT). The addition of 64-row CT scanners with HSG has significantly improved visualization and assessment of the uterine cavity and fallopian tubes, and allows for the diagnosis of polyps, myomas, uterine anomalies and tubal pathology with a high degree of accuracy. CT Virtual Hysterosalpingography is written and edited by the leaders in the field and covers all aspects of the technique, from its origin and technical principles through to descriptions of the normal anatomy and most common pathologies. This will be an essential text for Gynecologists, Infertility Specialists, Radiologists and Reproductive Endocrinologists who would want to learn about this technique and how it can be implemented in their practice.
  • Normal histology of female genital organs -- Lesions of the vulva and vagina -- Squamous lesions of the cervix -- Glandular lesions of the cervix -- Human papillomavirus for cervical pathology -- Endometrial epithelial neoplasms -- Nonepithelial tumors of uterine corpus -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Tumors of fallopian tube and broad ligament -- Epithelial neoplasms of ovary -- Nonepithelial tumor of ovary -- Tumors of peritoneum.
  • Cytopathological techniques for the diagnosis of glandular lesions of the genital tract -- Bethesda System Classification of glandular lesions on cervical cytology -- Cytopathology of the benign glandular lesions of the cervix and glandular cytopathology of the vagina -- Cytopathology of adenocarcinoma in situ of the endocervix and its differential diagnosis -- Cytopathology of the malignant invasive lesions of the endocervix -- Endometrial hyperplasias -- Endometrial adenocarcinoma : current status and future of prevention and early diagnosis -- Cytopathology of ovarian lesions : the intraoperative approach -- Glandular lesions of the vulva -- Glandular lesions of the fallopian tube -- Metastatic glandular lesions -- Ancillary techniques for the diagnosis of glandular lesions of the female genital tract
  • Diabetes in women 2009
  • Drs. Christopher P. Crum, Marisa R. Nucci, and Kenneth R. Lee help you diagnose neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions of the female reproductive tract with their comprehensive updated. This 2nd Edition provides all of the latest guidance needed to accurately evaluate pathologic features and morphologic patterns. With 650+ new color images, an appendix with algorithms for the use of biomarkers, key points, diagnostic pearls, and more. View more than 2,250 full-color photographs and photomicrographs, ideal for side-by-side comparison to the specimens seen in the laboratory. A strong revision to cover the latest updates in the field for one of the only comprehensive references for the practicing pathologist that covers both neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders of the female genital system.
  • Also available: Print – 2002
  • Understanding migraine and pregnancy -- Safety rating systems for drugs used in pregnancy and lactation -- Non-pharmacological headache treatments -- Acute treatment options for the pregnant headache patient -- Acute treatment options for the lactating headache patient -- Preventive treatment options for the pregnant headache patient -- Preventive treatment options for the lactating headache patient -- Urgent care/emergency treatment of the acute, severe headache in pregnant and lactating patients -- Work-up for headache during pregnancy and lactation -- Patient headache resources.
  • Anatomy of the female pelvis / Caroline de Costa -- Conception and nidation / Roger Pepperell -- Physiological changes in pregnancy / Fiona Broughton Pipkin -- Placental and fetal growth and development / E. Malcolm Symonds -- Perinatal and maternal mortality / Boon H. Lim -- History taking and examination in obstetrics / Edwin Chandraharan -- Normal pregnancy and antenatal care / Shaylee Iles -- Obstetric disorders / Henry G. Murray -- Maternal medicine / Suzanne V.F. Wallace, Henry G. Murray and David James -- Assessment of fetal wellbeing / David James and Suzanne V.F. Wallace -- Management of labour / Sabaratnam Arulkumaran -- Management of delivery / Aldo Vacca -- Postpartum problems / Shankari Arulkumaran -- Psychiatric disorders of childbirth / Margaret R. Oates -- Basic clinical skills in gynaecology / Ian M. Symonds -- Gynaecological disorders / Ian S. Fraser -- Infertility / William Ledger -- Early pregnancy care / Ian M. Symonds -- Sexual and reproductive health / Roger Pepperell -- Gynaecological oncology / Hextan Y.S. Ngan and Karen Chan -- Prolapse and disorders of the urinary tract / Ajay Rane and Jay Iyer.
  • This is the first book of its kind to focus solely on the female athlete triad - its origins, its recognition, and most importantly, its management. Since the symptoms themselves cover a range of medical specialties, chapters are written by experts in a number of relevant fields - sports medicine, orthopedics, endocrinology, and pediatrics - with an eye toward overall care of the young female athlete. Additionally, each chapter includes suggestions on how to educate and communicate with young athletes and their parents, as well as trainers and coaches, on how to manage the illness outside of the direct clinical setting. The female athlete triad is often seen in sports where low body weight is emphasized, such as gymnastics, figure skating, and running, though it can appear in any sport or activity. The interrelated symptoms - eating disorders, amenorrhea, and low bone mass - exist on a spectrum of severity and are serious and potentially life-threatening if not properly treated. Psychological problems, in addition to medical ones, are not uncommon. The Female Athlete Triad: A Clinical Guide discusses all of these areas for a well-rounded and in-depth approach to the phenomenon and will be a useful reference for any clinician working with female athletes across the lifespan.
  • Female brain. 2nd ed. 2009
    "The book addresses the question of structural and functional differences between the female brain and the male brain. Are there differences? How good is the evidence? Where do the differences lie? Are there differences in the neuroanatomy of females, and if so, where? Do females and males process information differently, and if so, how? The author puts the relative lack of information on the female brain into historical perspective and reviews empirical evidence relevant to the different aspects of brain structure and function."--Jacket.
  • This book reviews the promising new electrocardiographic (ECG) predictors of cardiac morbidity and mortality with the primary objective being to evaluate gender differences in special ECG features and in ECG predictors for the risk of adverse cardiac events and to explore mechanisms for gender differences in risk predictors. The Female Electrocardiogram elucidates the emergence of gender differences in ECG features and evaluates repolarization-related ECG predictors of various clinical disease categories with a special scope to interpret the mechanism and gender differences of the findings. The author examines how the predictors of adverse cardiac events are linked to basic electrophysiological finding whenever adequate information is available in this rapidly advances realm of research. The overall goal of the book is to facilitate understanding of the mechanisms and clinical relevance of repolarization abnormalities in both clinical and epidemiological applications, and as such will be of great interest to all who manage patients using ECG whether they be cardiac electrophysiologists, clinical cardiologists, critical care physicians or any medical professional in the disciplines covered.
  • Using the new ESHRE/ESGE classification system, this book presents all uterine, cervical and vaginal anomalies in a systematic way. The diagnostic work-up of women with female genital malformations is reviewed in an evidence-based fashion, taking into account the availability of new non-invasive diagnostic methods. The treatment strategies and the therapeutic alternatives to restore health are also critically reviewed. Female Genital Tract Congenital Malformations: Classification, Diagnosis and Management assesses all the latest information concerning the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of female genital malformations. It is a vital manual for all trainees and practitioners within the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, radiologists, researchers in the field of human reproduction, fertility specialists, endoscopists, and ultrasonographers.
  • Overview -- Anatomy and dynamics of pelvic floor function and dysfunction -- Diagnosis of connective tissue damage -- Reconstructive pelvic floor surgery according to the integral theory -- Pelvic floor rehabilitation -- Mapping the dynamics of connective tissue dysfunction -- Current and emerging research issues -- Conclusion -- Patient questionnaires and other diagnostic resource tools.
  • The Anatomy and Dynamics of Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction -- Diagnosis of Connective Tissue Damage -- Reconstructive Pelvic Floor Surgery According to the Integral Theory -- Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation according to the Integral Theory Towards a More Time Efficient Method for Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and With a Wider Symptom Scope -- Mapping the Dynamics of Connective Tissue Dysfunction -- Current and Emerging Research Issues -- Appendix 1. Patient Questionnaires and Other Diagnostic Resource Tools -- Appendix 2. References and Further Reading -- Appendix 3. Patient Information.
  • Female Pelvic Surgery provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art surgical review of this field and will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians and surgeons. The text reviews the basic indications for treatment and details the many surgical approaches to the management of all pelvic floor disorders. In addition to step-by-step description in text, the volume provides illustrations/photographs of surgical techniques. Integration of surgical methods demonstrating the major repairs described in each section augment the textbook and serve as the tool for the education of clinicians and surgeons. Female Pelvic Surgery provides a concise and comprehensive review of all the surgical approaches to female pelvic surgery and thus it will serve as an extremely useful resource for physicians dealing with and interested in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders.
  • Female urology. 3rd ed. 2008
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • Also available: Print – 1997
  • Midwifery -- Prostitution, the contagious diseases acts and the treatment of syphilitic prostitutes -- Women friends, relatives, colleagues and acquaintances.
  • Print Material
    If reproductive hormones are so important, why is there so much variation? -- Coevolution of biology and culture : agriculture and selection for high levels of estrogens -- You are what you eat ... as a fetus -- The French paradox : did child welfare reduce the risk of heart disease? -- Intergenerational echoes of slavery -- The price of reproduction -- The ultimate test of costs of reproduction : life span -- Evolutionary past and modern diet -- Evolution and physical activity -- Evolutionary trade-offs and culture -- Fallacies of philanthropy -- Fixing genes versus fixing lifestyles.
  • Print Material
    "I was right glad to be rid of it" : dental medical practice in eighteenth-century Ireland / James Kelly -- Women and tuberculosis in Ireland / Greta Jones -- Infant and child mortality in Dublin a century ago / Cormac Ó Gráda -- Cure or custody : therapeutic philosophy at the Connaught District Lunatic Asylum / Oonagh Walsh -- Gender and criminal lunacy in nineteenth-century Ireland / Pauline Prior -- Between habitual drunkards and alcoholics : inebriate women and reformatories in Ireland, 1899-1919 / Elizabeth Malcolm -- Managing midwifery in Dublin : practice and practitioners, 1700-1800 / Philomena Gorey -- Lady Dudley's district nursing scheme and the Congested Districts Board, 1903-1923 / Ciara Breathnach -- "The wages of sin is death" : Lock hospitals, venereal disease, and gender in prefamine Ireland / Laurence M. Geary -- "Sickness," gender, and national health insurance in Ireland, 1920s to 1940s / Mel Cousins -- "A perpetual nightmare" : women, fertility control, the Irish state, and the 1935 ban on contraceptives / Sandra McAvoy -- "A probable source of infection" : the limitations of venereal disease policy, 1943-1951 / Susannah Riordan -- Prophylactics and prejudice : venereal diseases in Northern Ireland during the Second World War / Leanne McCormick.
  • Also available: Print – 2010
  • Also available: Print – 2010
    "This publication contributes to the scientific understanding of gender, women, and tobacco in the context of efforts to control the global tobacco epidemic. Topics covered include determinants of starting to use tobacco; exposure to second-hand smoke; the impact that tobacco use has on health; addiction and cessation; treatment programs; and gender and human rights policy. The publication also addresses national economic policy with regard to tobacco control, international treaties, and strategies for tobacco-free mobilization at the regional and international levels. Special attention is paid to an analysis of policies that affect girls and women throughout the life course. Men's responsibility to protect women against second-hand smoke is also highlighted"--Publisher's description.
  • Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcome (HAPO) study: an overview -- Evolution of screening and diagnostic criteria for GDM worldwide -- An overview of problems and solutions in the diagnosis and treatment of gestational diabetes -- Prevalence of GDM -- Risk factors for gestational diabetes: from an epidemiological standpoint -- Burden of GDM in developing countries -- Insulin and the placenta in GDM -- What causes gestational diabetes? -- Mechanisms underlying insulin resistance in human pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus -- Inflammation, adipokines, and gestational diabetes mellitus -- Lipids in gestational diabetes: abnormalities and significance -- Blood pressure in GDM -- Genetics of gestational diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes -- Maternal obesity and epidemiological review of pregnancy complications -- Maternal comorbidities during gestational diabetes mellitus: obstetrical complications, prematurity, and delivery -- The diabetic intrauterine environment: short and long-term consequences -- Exercise recommendations in women with gestational diabetes mellitus -- Nutrition and weight recommendations for treating gestational diabetes mellitus -- Pharmacological treatment options for gestational diabetes -- Risk for maternal postpartum diabetes -- Contraception before and after GDM -- Lactation and diabetes among women with a history of GDM pregnancy -- Emerging science: interventions in women at risk of GDM during pregnancy -- Diabetes prevention interventions for women with a history of GDM -- Diabetes control programs and policy.
  • "Discussing the origins, care, and consequences of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), this book focuses on evidence-based medicine to highlight various aspects of this rapidly growing condition. It provides glucose requirements for fetal growth and maternal and fetal metabolism as well as insulin secretion and sensitivity in pregnancy; covers genetic risk factors, autoimmunity, interaction with obesity, and associations with fetal growth genes; presents diet therapies and the role of exercise and nutrition; and reviews the effects of rapid-, short-, and long-acting insulin, oral hypoglycemic agents in pregnancy, and clinical approaches"--Provided by publisher.
  • This volume provides a compact, concise and up-to-date resource for pathologists and clinicians who are involved in women's health. The book summarizes the incidence, epidemiology and risk factors for cervical adenocarcinoma, while reviewing the normal histology of the cervix and glandular lesions of the cervix. The cytological appearance of glandular lesions of the cervix and their mimics is amply illustrated and discussed. Management of glandular lesions is also outlined. Written by authorities in the field, Glandular Lesions of the Uterine Cervix: Cytopathology with Histologic Correlates is of great value to cytopathologists, surgical pathologists, gynecologic oncologists and surgeons.
  • Also available: Print – 2006
    Hirsutism / Steven M. Strong -- Vulvovaginitis / Tracey A. Banks and Michèle G. Curtis -- Sexually transmitted diseases / Lisa M. Hollier -- Chronic pelvic pain / John F. Steege -- Endometriosis / John M. Storment -- Preconception evaluation and counseling / Justin P. Lavin, Jr. and John Stewart, Jr. -- Contraception / Anthony DelConte -- Infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss / John M. Storment -- Surgical and medical abortion / Mitchell D. Creinin -- Urogynecology and pelvic floor dysfunction / Alfred E. Bent -- Lifestyle modification / Jimmy D. Acklin -- Integration of complementary and alternative medicine in the gynecology office / Michèle G. Curtis -- Intimate partner violence / Abbey B. Berenson -- Women and sexuality / Gretchen Gross -- Psychiatric disorders / James M. Martinez and Lauren B. Marangell -- Management of the HIV-positive woman / Nancy L. Eriksen -- Diagnosis and management of hereditary cancer / Monique A. Spillman and Andrew Berchuck -- Occupational and environmental exposures / Linda M. Frazier And David A. Grainger. Pediatric and adolescent gynecology / Andrea L. Zuckerman -- Care of perimenopausal and postmenopausal patients / Clarisa R. Gracia and Kurt T. Barnhart -- Lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health care / Amy E. Harrison and Vincent M. B. Silenzio -- Abnormal cytology and human papillomavirus / Barbara M. Buttin, Thomas J. Herzog, and David G. Mutch -- Benign disorders of the vulva and vagina / Wilson Sawa and Michael P. Hopkins -- Benign disorders and diseases of the breast / Daniel P. Guyton and Andrew Fenton -- Premenstrual syndromes / Meir Steiner -- Abnormal uterine bleeding / Godwin I. Meniru and Michael P. Hopkins --
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    "The report presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, global and regional estimates of the prevalence of these two forms of violence, using data from around the world. Previous reporting on violence against women has not differentiated between partner and non-partner violence."--Website.
  • The Global Library of Women's Medicine is a unique web library incorporating a vast range of detailed clinical information across women's medicine. It consists of 442 main chapters and 53 supplementary chapters, supported by over 40,000 references, which will be kept permanently up-to-date. The chapters have been written by more than 650 specialists and will reflect some of the very best worldwide opinion.
  • Gynaecology. 4th ed. 2011
    Surgical anatomy -- Hysteroscopy -- Laparoscopy -- Diathermy and lasers -- Imaging techniques in gynaecology -- One-stop gynaecology: the role of ultrasound in the acute gynaecological patient -- Preoperative care -- Principles of surgery and management of intraoperative complications -- Postoperative care -- Hormones: their action and measurement in gynaecological practice -- Biosynthesis of steroid hormones -- Principles and new developments in molecular biology -- Sexual differentiation: normal and abnormal -- Disorders of puberty -- Control of hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function -- Amenorrhoea, oligomenorrhoea and hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction -- Ovulation induction -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Fertilization to implantation -- Disorders and investigation of female reproduction -- Disorders of male reproduction -- Assisted reproduction treatments -- Sporadic and recurrent miscarriage -- Tubal disease -- Ectopic pregnancy -- Hirsutism and virilization -- Premenstrual syndrome -- Menopause -- Fertility control -- Psychosexual medicine -- Menstruation and menstrual disorders -- Uterine fibroids -- Endometriosis -- Epidemiology of gynaecological cancer -- The genetics and molecular biology of gynaecological cancer -- Principles of radiotherapy and chemotherapy -- Novel therapies in gynaecological cancer -- Premalignant disease of the genital tract -- Cancer of the uterine cervix -- Benign disease of the vulva and the vagina -- Malignant disease of the vulva and vagina -- Malignant disease of the uterus -- Gestational trophoblastic tumours -- Benign tumours of the ovary -- Carcinoma of the ovary and fallopian tube -- Benign disease of the breast -- Malignant disease of the breast -- Supportive care for gynaecological cancer patients: Psychological and emotional aspects -- Classification of urogynaecological disorders -- The mechanism of continence -- Urodynamic investigations -- Urethral sphincter incompetence: stress incontinence -- The overactive bladder syndrome -- Voiding difficulty -- Pelvic organ prolapse -- Frequency, urgency and the painful bladder -- Fistulae -- Urinary tract infection -- Lower intestinal tract disease -- Sexual dysfunction in urogynaecology -- Chronic pelvic pain -- Pelvic inflammatory disease -- Non-HIV sexually transmitted infections -- Human immunodeficiency syndrome -- Forensic gynaecology -- Violence against women -- Lesbian and bisexual women's health issues -- Evidence-based care in gynaecology.
  • Part of the growing High-Yield Pathology Series, Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology is designed to help you review the key features of ob/gyn specimens, recognize the classic look of each disease, and quickly confirm your diagnosis. Authors Christopher Crum, MD, Michelle S. Hirsch, MD, PhD, and William Peters III, MD, incorporate a logical format, excellent color photographs, concise bulleted text, and authoritative content to help you accurately identify hundreds of discrete disease entities affecting the female reproductive tract.
  • During this age of advanced technology, there is an incredible amount of dynamic literature surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Despite this information surplus, house officers and junior faculty studying gynecologic oncology indicate a need for a reliable, easily accessible, streamlined resource for everyday use. Gynecologic Oncology: A Pocketbook is a collaborative effort that combines the perspectives of expert faculty and fellows in training in the field of gynecologic oncology. Not only is it incredibly portable, but the format in which the information is presented (bullet point, outline, tables and diagrams) allows for rapid access to valuable information and is unique amongst existing texts. This distinct pocketbook will provide the information needed to care for patients with gynecologic malignancies appropriately and will promote critical thinking throughout treatment.
  • This new title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series offers today's most essential gynecologic pathology know-how in a compact, high-yield format! For each pathologic entity examined, you'll find discussions of clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), as well as ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations. The text's pragmatic, well-organized approach, complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality illustrations and at-a-glance tables, makes it easy for you to access the information you need to quickly and accurately identify pathology specimens. The result is a practical, affordable resource for study and review as well as for everyday clinical reference. Covers both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the female reproductive tract to equip you to meet a wide range of diagnostic challenges. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format to explore each entity's clinical features ; pathologic features (gross and microscopic) ; ancillary studies ; differential diagnoses ; and prognostic and therapeutic considerations, making it easy to locate specific information on a particular entity. Features abundant boxes and tables throughout, enhancing the presentation and accessibility of the material. Offers hundreds of full-color, high-quality illustrations that demonstrate the key features of a wide variety of pathologic lesions to facilitate greater accuracy in identification of specimens.
  • For pelvic symptoms, ultrasound is the initial imaging modality of choice in today's cost-conscious climate. Employing a practical, problem-based approach Gynecologic Ultrasound is the only medical reference that provides a stepwise method in the diagnosis of gynecological abnormalities. Abundantly illustrated and easily accessible, it is an ideal resource for a clinical setting. Expedite and confirm diagnosis of gynecological abnormalities. An easily accessible format-organized by both entity and differential diagnosis-facilitates searches and zeroing in on the one correct entity. Master the nuances of using ultrasound through the visual instruction of more than 600 clear images including 3D and Doppler - important and necessary tools for pelvic ultrasound. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about Mullerian Duct Abnormality, Endometriosis, Ovarian cancer, and Uterine Sarcoma as well as normal pelvic ultrasound and common normal variants. Consult this reference where and when you need it at Expert Consult.
  • Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment is a comprehensive systems-based review of gynecological and breast cytology including cytomorphology, pitfalls and ancillary studies. Presented in a high-yield format with board-type multiple choice questions and detailed answers, this review includes chapters covering Pap smear cytology, colposcopy, breast FNA, and Pelvic washings. The book is also enriched with features to maximize studying and reviewing of cytopathology, including high-yield review with tables emphasizing key points, board exam-type questions, and high quality full-color images. Written by cytologists and cytopathologists with experience in the practice of modern cytology, as well as intensive teaching experience at national and international levels. Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment provides an excellent review, resource, and self-assessment for pathologists, cytopathologists, cytotechnologists, and trainees preparing for board examinations.
  • Adolescent health globally : issues and challenges / Patton, G.C.; Sawyer, S.M. -- Preconception care and nutrition interventions in low- and middle-income countries / Bhutta, Z.A.; Lassi, Z.S. -- Adolescent health and nutrition in the US and Canada : an overview of issues and determinants / Cidro, J.; Suleman, S.; Leslie, K.; Amaria, K.; Hartman, B.; Thompson, G.; Freeman, J.; Bismila, Z.; Bismila, V.; Moore, E.; Morgan, R.; Alebraheem, Z.; Kaufman, M. -- Nutrition challenges and issues of relevance to adolescents in low- and middle-income countries / Prentice, A.M. -- Social determinants of health in adolescents and young women's health and nutrition : current evidence / Fatusi, A.O.; Bello, B. -- Platforms for delivery of adolescent-friendly health care / Sawyer, S.M.; Patton, G.C. -- Polycystic ovary syndrome in young women : issues and consequences / Norman, R.J.; Moran, L.J. -- Obesity, prediabetes, and diabetes in adolescents and women : evidence-based interventions / Lassi, Z.S.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Interventions before and during pregnancy to minimize the risks of an overweight pregnancy / Dekker Nitert, M.; Matusiak, K.; Barrett, H.L.; Callaway, L.K. -- Understanding drivers of dietary behavior before and during pregnancy in industrialized countries / Malek, L.; Umberger, W.; Zhou, S.J.; Makrides, M.
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    Factors in health and wellness -- Education and training : learned and non-learned -- Religion and medicine -- Women's health -- Health in infancy, childhood, and old age -- Infectious disease in the premodern world -- Environmental and occupational hazards -- Surgery and manual operations -- The brain and mental disorders -- The apothecary and his pharmacopeia -- War and health -- Institutions and health -- Healing and the arts.
  • Factors in early modern health and wellness -- Education and training : learned and non-learned -- Religion and medicine -- Women's health and medicine -- Infants and children -- Infectious diseases -- Environmental and occupational hazards -- Surgeons and surgery -- Mental and emotional health and disorders -- Apothecaries and their pharmacopeias -- War, health, and medicine -- Medical institutions -- Healing and the arts.
  • The Nature of cancer and its psychosocial challenges -- Why work with couples? -- Assessing the couple's adjustment to cancer -- Integrating tasks of illness into the couple's daily routine -- Building cognitive coping skills -- Communicating support -- Expanding the couple's coping skills -- Enhancing sexuality and body image -- Helping children to cope when a mother has cancer -- Living with cancer after treatment ends.
  • High Risk Pregnancy examines the full range of challenges in general obstetrics, medical complications of pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, fetal disease, and management of labor and delivery. Drs. David James, Philip J. Steer, Carl P. Weiner, Bernard Gonik, Caroline Crowther, and Stephen Robson present an evidence-based approach to the available management options, equipping you with the most appropriate strategy for each patient. Prepare for clinical challenges and save time in addressing them thanks to expert advice on treatment options from international contributors. Find and apply the information you need quickly and easily through a consistent organization and at-a-glance summary boxes that discuss evidence-based management options.
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    "As she traces the medicalization of menopause over the past hundred years, historian Judith Houck challenges some widely held assumptions. Physicians hardly foisted hormones on reluctant female patients; rather, physicians themselves were often reluctant to claim menopause as a medical problem and resisted the widespread use of hormone therapy for what was, after all, a normal transition in a woman's lifespan. Houck argues that the medical and popular understandings of menopause at any given time depended on both pharmacological options and cultural ideas and anxieties of the moment. As women delayed marriage and motherhood and entered the workforce in greater numbers, the medical understanding, cultural meaning, and experience of menopause changed. By examining the history of menopause over the course of the twentieth century, Houck shows how the experience and representation of menopause has been profoundly influenced by biomedical developments and by changing roles for women and the changing definition of womanhood."--BOOK JACKET.
  • Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgementsi -- Dedication -- Chapter 1 Problems of concept and nomenclature of benign disorders of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- The source of the problem -- History -- The present and the future -- References -- Chapter 2 History of benign breast disease -- Introduction -- Sir Astley Paston Cooper, Bt. FRS DCL GCH. 1768-1841 -- Alfred Velpeau. 1785-1867 -- John Birkett FRCS Fellow of the Linnean Society. 1815-1904 -- George Lenthal Cheatle. 1865-1951 -- Joseph Colt Bloodgood. 1867-1935 -- Charles F. Geschickter. 1901-? -- An analysis of the contributions of these six men -- References -- Chapter 3 Breast anatomy and physiology -- Key points and new developments -- Development -- Changes at puberty -- Adult anatomy -- Microscopic anatomy -- Biochemical control of breast epithelium -- Cyclical changes in breast epithelium -- Changes during pregnancy and lactation -- Postmenopausal involution -- References -- Chapter 4 Aberrations of normal development and involution (ANDI): a concept -- of benign breast disorders based on pathogenesis -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Recognition of the normality of much benign breast disease -- Problems with the conventional view of benign breast disease -- The physiological processes underlying the ANDI concept -- A framework based on pathogenesis -- Reasons for including various benign breast disorders as part of ANDI -- An extension of the concept of ANDI to include most benign breast disorders? -- Implications for the management of benign breast disorders -- Aberration to disease? -- Recent developments having a bearing on the ANDI concept -- References -- Chapter 5 The approach to diagnosis and assessment of breast lumps -- Key points and new developments -- Part 1: The differential diagnosis and clinical assessment of breast lumps -- Clinical assessment of a breast lump -- Features of individual lesions -- Follow-up after assessment and/or benign breast biopsy -- Management of recurrent lumps following biopsy -- Breast masses related to different life periods -- Part 2: Triple assessment and organization of the breast clinic -- Fine needle aspiration cytology -- Ultrasound in triple assessment -- Wide-bore needle biopsy -- Mammotome or vacuum-assisted biopsy -- Organization of clinics -- Medico-legal issues -- References -- Chapter 6 Imaging of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Breast density -- Mammography -- Breast ultrasound -- Breast magnetic resonance imaging -- Biopsy techniques -- Breast localization techniques -- References -- Chapter 7 Fibroadenoma and related tumours -- Key points and new developments -- Terminology -- Fibroadenoma simplex -- Cancer and fibroadenoma -- Multiple fibroadenomas -- Giant fibroadenoma -- Phyllodes tumour and phyllodes sarcoma (cystosarcoma phyllodes) -- Pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia -- References -- Chapter 8 Breast pain and nodularity -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Historical note -- Frequency of breast pain -- Mastalgia in breast cancer -- Classification -- Aetiology of mastalgia and nodularity -- Management of patients with mastalgia -- Natural history of mastalgia -- Plan of management for patients with mastalgia -- Mastalgia in the postmenopausal patient -- Patients with refractory mastalgia -- The relationship of cyclical mastalgia to premenstrual stress -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9 Sclerosing adenosis, radial scar and complex sclerosing lesions -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Sclerosing adenosis -- Radial scar and complex sclerosing lesions -- References -- Chapter 10 Cysts of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Pathology -- Incidence -- Pathogenesis and cyst types -- Aetiology -- Clinical features -- Age -- Natural history -- Investigation -- Differential diagnosis -- management -- Galactocele -- Papillary tumours associated with macrocysts -- References -- Chapter 11 The duct ectasia/periductal mastitis complex -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Historical survey -- Pathology and pathogenesis of duct ectasia/periductal mastitis -- The development of the duct ectasia/periductal mastitis complex -- The clinical spectrum of duct ectasia/periductal mastitis -- Breast masses associated with periductal mastitis -- Frequency of duct ectasia/periductal mastitis -- Radiology -- Management -- The consequences and results of operations for duct actasia -- Recurrent infection after surgery for periductal mastitis -- References -- Chapter 12 Disorders of the nipple and areola -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Nipple inversion and retraction -- Cracked nipples -- Nipple crusting -- Erosive adenomatosis -- Syringomatous adenoma -- Nodular mucinosis -- Simple fibroepithelial polyp -- Eczema -- Leiomyoma -- Traumatic lesions -- Nipple pain -- Nipple disease and HIV infection -- Montgomery's glands -- Sebaceous cyst of the nipple -- Viral infections -- Hidradenitis suppurativa of the areola -- References -- Chapter 13 Nipple discharge -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Definition -- Incidence -- Character and significance of discharge -- Pathology underlying nipple discharge -- Assessment -- Management -- References -- Chapter 14 Infections of the breast -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Lactational breast infection -- Subclinical mastitis -- Nonlactational breast abscess -- Infections in immunocompromised patients -- Iatrogenic abscess -- Specific infections of the breast -- Infections of associated structures -- References -- Chapter 15 Congenital and growth disorders -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Developmental anomalies -- Premature breast development -- Hypertrophic abnormalities of the breast -- Excessive postlactational involution -- Genetic abnormalities involving the breast -- Surgical treatment -- References -- Chapter 16 The male breast -- Key points and new developments -- Development of the male breast -- Gynaecomastia -- Other male breast disease -- References -- Chapter 17 Miscellaneous conditions -- Introduction -- Trauma -- Fat necrosis -- Paraffinoma and silicone reactions -- Lipoma -- Hamartoma (adenolipoma) -- Oedema of the breast -- The post-irradiated breast -- Fibrous disease of the breast -- Fibromatosis (desmoid tumour) -- Nodular fasciitis -- Diabetic mastopathy -- Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (non-specific granulomatous disease) -- Sarcoid -- Amyloid -- Blood vessels -- Atherosclerosis and aneurysm -- Mondor's disease -- Infarction -- Skin-related conditions -- Hidradenitis suppurativa of the breast -- Tumours of nerve origin -- Granular cell tumour (myoblastoma) -- Artefactual disease of the breast -- Foreign bodies -- Mammalithiasis -- Phantom breast syndrome -- Mammary mucocele-like lesion -- Breast tumour of pregnancy (lactating adenoma) -- Collagenous spherulosis of the breast -- Gynaecomastia-like lesions in women -- References -- Chapter 18 Operations -- Introduction -- Tissue diagnosis in the clinic -- Removal of giant fibroadenoma and phyllodes tumour -- Microdochectomy -- Excision of mammary duct fistula -- Major duct excision (Adair/Urban/Hadfield) -- Drainage of a lactational breast abscess -- Subcutaneous mastectomy in male patients -- Subcutaneous mastectomy or skin sparing mastectomy in women -- Operations for inverted nipples -- References -- Chapter 19 Psychological aspects of benign breast disease -- Key points and new developments -- Introduction -- Psychological problems resulting from presenting with breast problems -- Psychological abnormality as a cause of benign breast disease -- References -- Chapter 20 Risk assessment and management -- Summary -- Breast cancer: the disease -- The breast cancer genes -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.
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  • The evolution of uterine surgery and hysterectomy / Anthony Tizzano and Mark D. Walters -- Anatomy of the uterus and its surgical removal / Amy J. Park and Matthew D. Barber -- Epidemiology and indications of hysterectomy : changing trends / Matthew D. Barber -- Pre- and peri-operative considerations and choosing the route of hysterectomy / Mark D. Walters and Tommaso Falcone -- Outcomes of hysterectomy / Matthew D. Barber and Mark D. Walters -- Abdominal hysterectomy / Beri Ridgeway -- Vaginal hysterectomy and trachelectomy : basic surgical techniques / Mark D. Walters -- Difficult vaginal hysterectomy / Matthew D. Barber -- Prophylactic oophorectomy at hysterectomy / James L. Whiteside and Rebecca S. Uranga -- Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted total and supracervical hysterectomy / Marie Fidela R. Paraiso and Pedro F. Escobar -- Complications during hysterectomy / Mark D. Walters and Matthew D. Barber -- Alternative treatments to hysterectomy / Linda D. Bradley and Devorah R. Wieder -- Teaching and learning gynecologic surgery / Gouri B. Diwadkar and J. Eric Jelovsek.
  • Fundamentals of immunology: Concepts of innate and specific immunity -- Mucosal immunology -- General immunology of the genital tract: Distinct features of the genital mucosal tissue -- Functions and regulation of innate immune responses in the human reproductive tract -- Functions and regulation of adaptive humoral and cell-mediated immunity in the female genital tract -- Immunization studies -- Immunology of menstruation {u2013} menstruation as an inflammatory process -- Immunology of genital tract infections: Viral infections of the genital tract -- Bacterial infections of the genital tract -- Candidiasis -- Trichomoniasis -- Immunology in reproductive medicine: Immunology of pregnancy -- Immunologic infertility -- Immunocontraceptive approaches.
  • This book is a portable pocket resource and quick refresher that helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy to use, it provides clear workup plans for the most common obstetric and gynecologic conditions, providing you with quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient. Topics are organized alphabetically and cover the signs, symptoms, and abnormal lab readings for each condition. Replace information taken from memory or multiple references with one concise, indispensable book so you can make accurate diagnoses in less time! Covers the most commonly encountered obstetric and gynecologic conditions to provide you with a practical and useful manual for daily practice. Reflects how a patient actually presents by organizing alphabetically by presenting sign, symptom, or lab abnormality. Includes a brief background discussion on each topic, followed by lists of important related materials (such as medications that may contribute to each condition) and laboratory and/or radiographic tests to be ordered. Describes each diagnostic test so you can refresh or familiarize yourself with the purpose of the test. Provides a sound framework for building your workups using detailed treatment algorithms.
  • The purpose of Integrative Biology of Women's Health is to discuss and identify perspective areas from basic science to clinical interventions that are critical to the future of women's health. As of now there are critical knowledge gaps that exist in our understanding of physiological and cellular function in women that make the prediction of responses to specific interventions daunting. From a scientific evolution of understanding, the existence of research focused on women's health is relatively new and thus there has not been enough time for new information to integrate itself into our current scientific thought process. This book seeks to capture and disseminate our current understanding of scientific advancements relevant to women's health and provide the information to a broad audience. The scientific community has made significant advancements in understanding the unique aspects of women's health in multiple different tissues. Within this book leading researchers in three key areas: skeletal-muscle-bone function, metabolic function, and cardiovascular function have contributed chapters to enlighten or encourage new avenues of thought that would benefit women. The reader will be exposed to a wide range of experimental approaches including physiological, biochemical, molecular techniques in an effort to provide a comprehensive discussion about the biology of women's health.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
  • This book is a practical resource for the current applications of interventional radiology in the care of female patients. Divided into seven main sections, the book opens with an introduction to the role of interventional radiology in women's health, discussing such topics as specific concerns relevant to the female patient and safety considerations related to the provision of care. The sections that follow address common clinical problems and conditions unique to women, including uterine fibroids, infertility, pelvic pain, osteoporosis, and varicose veins. A final section describes interventional procedures for treating breast cancer and offers key recommendations for further practice development.
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    I. Women's Health Care -- Primary and Preventive Care -- Breast Diseases -- Critical Care -- Preconception Counseling and Prenatal Care -- II. Obstetrics -- Normal Labor and Delivery, Operative Delivery, and Malpresentations -- Fetal Assessment -- Complications of Labor and Delivery -- Gestational Complications -- Preterm Labor and Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes -- Third-Trimester Bleeding -- Perinatal Infections -- Congenital Anomalies -- Endocrine Disorders of Pregnancy -- Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy -- Cardiopulmonary Disorders of Pregnancy -- Renal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Pregnancy -- Hematologic Disorders of Pregnancy -- Alloimmunization -- Surgical Disease and Trauma in Pregnancy -- Postpartum Care and Breast-feeding -- HIV in Pregnancy -- Obstetric Anesthesia -- III. Gynecology -- Anatomy of the Female Pelvis -- Perioperative Care and Complications of Gynecologic Surgery -- Infections of the Genital Tract -- Ectopic Pregnancy -- Chronic Pelvic Pain -- Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery -- Fertility Control: Contraception, Sterilization, and Abortion -- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault -- Pediatric Gynecology -- IV. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility -- Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies -- Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss -- Uterine Leiomyomas -- Menstrual Disorders: Endometriosis, Dysmenorrhea, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- Evaluation of Amenorrhea -- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding -- Hyperandrogenism -- Female Sexual Response and Sexual Dysfunction -- Menopause -- V. Gynecologic Oncology -- Diseases of the Vulva and Vagina -- Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia -- Cervical Cancer -- Cancer of the Uterine Corpus -- Ovarian Cancer -- Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy -- Palliative Care.
  • Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Basic Physiology- The Menstrual Cycle -- 2. Basic Embryology- The Development of the Foetus -- 3. Basic Genetics for the Obstetrician -- 4. The Gynaecological History and Examination -- 5. The Obstetric History and Examination.- Part 2: Gynaecology -- 6. An Outline of How to Think About Each Gynaecological Syndrome -- 7. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (AUB) -- 8. Endometriosis.- 9. Perlvic Organ Prolapse (POP).- 10. Urinary problems -- 11. Gynaecological Cancers- 12. Ovarian Cysts -- 13. Fibroids- Fibroleiomyomata -- 14. Termination of Pregnancy (TOP) -- 15. Contraception -- 16. Subfertility -- 17. Polycystic Ovaries (PCO) and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) -- 18. Menopause -- 19. Psychosexual Problems.- Part 3: Obstetrics -- 20. Antenatal Care -- 21. The Labour -- 22. Multiple pregnancy -- 23. Malpresentation- 24. Early Pregnancy Loss and Ectopic Pregnancy -- 25. Antepartum Haemorrhage (APH) -- 26. Post Partum Haemorrhage (PPH) -- 27. Hypertension in Pregnancy, Gestational Hypertension, Pre Eclampsia, Eclampsia and HELLP Syndrome -- 28. Intrauterine growth restriction -- 29. Infections during pregnancy- Varicella, Herpes, Cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma, Listeria, Group B Streptococcus -- 30. Endocrine Disease and Pregnancy- Thyroid Disorders and Diabetes -- 31. Medical Conditions- Cardiac Disease, Thrombophilias, Rhesus Immunisation -- 32. Postnatal Care.
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    Health screening for lesbians / Audrey S. Koh -- Clinical care for lesbian adolescents / Elizabeth Lorde-Rollins -- Lesbians' sexual health / Jeanne M. Marrazzo -- Lesbian relationships / Esther D. Rothblum -- Fertility options for Lesbians / Paula Amato, Mary Casey Jacob -- Lesbians and pregnancy / Christy M. Isler, Leslie M. Cragin -- Children of lesbian parents / Mary Ann A. van Dam -- Smoking and lesbians / Michele J. Eliason, Laurie Drabble -- Patterns of alcohol and drug abuse among lesbians / Laurie Drabble, Michele J. Eliason, Migdalia Reyes -- Obesity in the lesbian community / Sarah C. Fogel -- Physical activity among lesbians / Danielle R. Brittain -- Back pain: the basics / Heather Rachel Davids -- Orthopedic issues for lesbians / Lesley J. Anderson, Lynn M. Forsey -- Unique aspects of benign gynecology for lesbians / Claire Herrick, Alison F. Jacoby -- Menopause and lesbians / Susan R. Johnson -- Lesbians and depression / Cynthia L. Benton, Ellen Haller -- Serious mental illness among lesbians / Mary E. Barber -- Lesbian intimate partner violence / Kelly A. Blasko -- Lesbians, violence, and health / Kimberly F. Balsam, Keren Lehavot -- Lesbians with diabetes / Dawn Marie Wadle, Corbett Joan O'Toole -- The impact of a cancer diagnosis on lesbians / Alicia K. Matthews -- Breast cancer among lesbians / Marion H.E. Kavanaugh-Lynch -- Lesbians and gynecologic malignancy / Katherine A. O'Hanlan -- Colon and rectal cancer among lesbians / Usha Menon, Lisa B. Weissmann -- Lesbians and infectious diseases / Donna DeFreitas, Nyonnoweh Greene -- Cardiovascular issues for lesbians / Pamela Charney, Dana P. McGlothlin -- Urinary incontinence among lesbians / Leah M. Kelley, Leslee L. Subak -- Osteoporosis among lesbians / Carolyn B. Becker -- Diabetes among lesbians / Cindy Ripsin, Patricia A. Robertson -- Palliative and hospice care for lesbians / Jane L. Appleby -- Old age in lesbian communities / Kelly Knochel, Jean K. Quam.
  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Gynecological Cancers in Older Women focuses on treatment strategies of gynecological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older women, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older gynecological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.The second volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, gynecologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly gynecological cancer patients.
  • A history of international cooperation in maternal and child health -- Global burden of disease among women, children, and adolescents -- Promotion of global perinatal health -- Maternal and child health in the organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries -- Health system impacts on maternal and child health -- The environment and maternal child health -- Impact of wars and conflict on maternal and child health -- The impact of globalization on maternal and child health -- Gender equity: perspectives on maternal and child health -- Harmful traditional practices and women's health: female genital mutilation -- Abortion and postabortion care -- Malaria in women and children -- The global burden of childhood diarrhea -- Tuberculosis in childhood and pregnancy -- Impact of HIV on the health of women, children, and families in less developed countries -- Malnutrition and maternal and child health -- The global burden of obstetric fistulas -- Health challenges for women, children, and adolescents with disabilities -- Unintentional injuries in children -- Evidence-based maternal and child health -- A global perspective on teen pregnancy -- Progress and challenges in making pregnancy safer: a global perspective -- Global immunization challenge: progress and opportunities -- Adolescent health -- The global burden of child maltreatment -- Children in difficult circumstances -- Integrated management of childhood illness -- Planning, development, and maintenance of the MCH workforce -- An agenda for child health policy in developing countries.
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    Introduction: Colonial embodiments -- Healing the body, healing the umma: Sufi saints and God's law in a corporeal city of virtue -- Medicine and the mission civilisatrice: a civilizing science and the French sociology of Islam in Algeria and Morocco, 1830-1912 -- The Many deaths of Dr. Émile Mauchamp: contested sovereignties and body politics at the court of the sultans, 1877-1912 -- Frédéric Le Play in Morocco? the paradoxes of French hygiene and colonial association in the Moroccan city, 1912-1937 -- Harem medicine and the sleeping child: law, traditional pharmacology, and the gender of medical authority -- A Midwife to modernity: the biopolitics of colonial welfare and birthing a scientific Moroccan nation, 1936-1956 -- Epilogue. Epistemologies embodied: Islam, France, and the postcolonial.
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    1. Sport as medicine: ideas of health, sport and exercise -- 2. This sporting life: injuries and medical provision -- 3. Sports medicine: pioneers and specialization -- 4. Science and the making of the athletic body -- 5. Testing times: drugs, anti-doping and ethics -- 6. Repairing the athletic body: treatments, practices and ethics -- 7. Medicine, sport and the female body -- 8. Boxing: a medical history.
  • Medicines for women 2015
    In this definitive new text, the major medicines, devices and vaccines used by women worldwide are brought together for the first time in a single volume. Written and edited by international experts with an evidence-based approach, Medicines for Women offers a comprehensive summary of all key areas. In the first part, issues relating to female drug exposure and prescribing to subgroups of women ℓ́ℓ for example during pregnancy and lactation, and to adolescent women ℓ́ℓ are presented in the context of contemporary clinical practice. In the second part, specific groups of medicines are reviewed, including oral contraceptives (with an additional chapter on venous thromboembolism), emergency contraception, contraceptive devices, treatment of chronic pelvic pain, hormone replacement therapy, bisphosphonates, herbal medicines for women, and human papilloma virus vaccines. Every chapter reviews and summarizes the efficacy and safety of each group of products and concludes with a useful set of clinical ℓ́ℓtake-homeℓ́ℓ messages. In the third part of the book, broader perspectives are presented ℓ́ℓ from a primary-care overview of prescribing for women, through to regulatory, political and religious aspects, including issues in developing countries. The two final chapters focus on communicating the benefits and risks of medicines for women. This book is aimed at prescribers, other healthcare professionals and students of womenℓ́ℓs health throughout the world. It is an extremely valuable resource for all in clinical practice, for students of medicine, nursing, pharmacy and related sciences, and also for those in medicines regulation, pharmacovigilance and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • This book fills the gap in knowledge of cultural and social issues relating to pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. The book is based on a study which explored how women and their partners in Melbourne, Australia, understood and resolved postnatal depression (PND). The central argument was the significance of support before and after the birth for women's emotional well-being. Thirty-three women who experienced PND were individually interviewed, and eighteen partners were either individually interviewed or attended a focus group. Women were asked to draw their experience of PND and its resolution; these drawings were powerful representations of their lived experience and are included in this book. The book highlights the struggles women faced and the amount of support they received from health professionals, family and friends before and after the birth. The partners provided valuable insights about the support they provided to women, their understanding of PND, as well as their own emotional well-being after the birth. This book offers much more than previous books: it provides the stories of both the women and their partners and a research method (drawings) that is new in the health and social sciences.The insights presented in this book can be used to inform and develop programs to identify women who are particularly vulnerable to experiencing PND, or to improve the treatment of the illness to assist other families in their recovery.
  • Despite the importance of regaining social roles during recovery from mental illness, the intersection between motherhood and serious mental illness is often overlooked. This book aims to rectify that neglect. A series of introductory chapters describing current research and services available to mothers with serious mental illness are followed by personal accounts of clients reflecting on their parenting experiences. One goal of the book is to provide clinicians with information on this seldom addressed topic, which they can then use to help patients who are struggling with questions and barriers in their attempts to parent. The inclusion of personal accounts of mothers on issues such as stigma, fears, and discrimination in the context of parenting with a mental illness is intended to promote the message of mental illness recovery to a larger audience as well. Finally, it is hoped that this handbook will help inspire more research on mothers with mental illness and the creation of more services tailored to their needs.
  • Musculoskeletal Health in Women aims to provide fitness advice tailored to women. As women are more prone to specific injuries than men are, due to differences in hip and knee anatomy as well as hormonal differences, this book will provides a fully-illustrated and comprehensive overview of all aspects including energy availability (which is affected by eating disorders), osteoporosis, and menstrual function. Its multidisciplinary approach ensures that expertise is provided from disciplines such as psychiatry, physiatry, endocrinology, nutrition, rheumatology, orthopedics, physical therapy and radiology. Written by authors who have extensive experience working with women athletes, Musculoskeletal Health in Women addresses a full spectrum of issues related to the musculoskeletal health of women. It is of primary interest to women athletes and women embarking on a fitness regimen. Health professionals working in this area would also invariably benefit from the advice and guidance provided within these pages.
  • Introduction to the neuropsychology of women / Elaine Fletcher-Janzen ... [et al.] -- Brain development : evidence of gender differences / Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison and Amy Nelson -- Neuroimaging in women / Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Jodene Goldenring Fine, and Jesse Bledsoe -- Women and traumatic brain injury / Elaine Clark and Janiece L. Pompa -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Nancy L. Nussbaum and Katherine N. Shepard -- The neuropsychology of dyslexia : differences by gender / Amy Nelson and Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison -- Sex and gender differences in the assessment, treatment, and management of epilepsy / Elaine Fletcher-Janzen -- Critical issues in chronic illnesses of women / LeAdelle Phelps -- Neuropsychology of eating disorders / Catherine P. Cook-Cottone -- Aging and gender / Jennifer J. Dunkin.
  • This book describes in detail three different techniques for minimally invasive video-assisted breast surgery: nipple-sparing mastectomy with a hand-held external retractor, with a single-port device, and with robotic assistance. All three techniques can be employed for radical treatment of breast cancer or for risk reduction surgery, and the last two are brand new. The techniques are clearly explained with the aid of numerous high-quality illustrations. All surgical stages are covered in detail, and helpful information is provided on key aspects of surgical anatomy, diagnostic workup, instrumentation, and postoperative management. Nipple Sparing Mastectomy is the first manual to cover these techniques, which are likely to become standard in the field of oncological breast surgery. It will be invaluable for breast surgeons who are skilled in nipple-sparing mastectomy and oncoplastic techniques or are working in breast units that offer genetic counseling to high-risk patients.
  • Overview and General Aspects -- An Overview of the Extent and Nature of Menopause and Its Physiological Basis / Yvonne T. van der Schouw -- Body Composition and Menopausal Transition: A Bioanthropological Perspective / Sylvia Kirchengast M.A., -- Menopause-Related Physiological Changes and Their Possible Control Through Diet and Exercise / Igor Z. Zubrzycki, D.Sc., Magdalena Wiacek, Ted Greiner -- The Role of Polyphenols in Menopause / Isabel Baeza, Mónica De la Fuente -- Bone and Muscle -- Intestinal Calcium Absorption Efficiency in Women and the Influence of Menopause / John Aloia, Albert Shieh -- Calcium Absorption from Fortified Soymilk in Osteopenic Postmenopausal Women / Lily Stojanovska, Anne Lise Tang -- Postmenopausal Homocysteine, Vitamin B12, Folate Levels and Bone Metabolism: A Focus on Fractures / Berna Haliloglu, Hakan Peker -- Antioxidant Vitamins and Carotenoids Associated with Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopause Female Subjects: Japanese Perspectives / Minoru Sugiura -- Soy Protein Isoflavones and Their Effect on Bone in Postmenopausal Women / J. Christopher Gallagher, Vinod Yalamanchili -- S-equol, a Natural Metabolite of Soy Daidzein, for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women / Richard L. Jackson, Jeffrey S. Greiwe, Richard J. Schwen -- Tofu in Menopause Therapy and Prevention / Wangjing Ke M.P.H., Ronald Ross Watson -- Dietary Phytoestrogens in Preventing Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: Italian Aspects / Luigi Mario Chiechi -- Curcumin and Its Potential Effects on the Development of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis / Joanna Folwarczna -- Menopause and Sarcopenia: Dietary and Nutritional Aspects / Sébastien Barbat-Artigas, Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre -- Cardiovascular System, Metabolism and Cancer -- Effects of Flaxseed on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Menopause / Maureen Meister, Brenda J. Smith, Bahram H. Arjmandi -- Magnesium Metabolism in Menopause / S. S. Avinash,, Sreekantha, -- Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation in Postmenopausal Women / Giancarlo Paradisi, Francesca Ianniello, Francesca Basile -- Use of Diet and Myoinositol in Postmenopausal Women: A New Approach to the Metabolic Syndrome / Rosario D'Anna, Maria Lieta Interdonato -- Leptin and Obesity in Ovarian Dysfunction in Menopause / Patrick Rene Diel, Carmen Weigt -- Fat and Fat Distribution in Menopause: Chinese Aspects / Xiaoguang Ma, Wei He, Shankuan Zhu -- Nutrition and Breast Cancer in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Women in Uruguay / Alvaro L. Ronco, Eduardo De Stéfani -- Obesity, Nutrition, and Cancer in Menopause: European Perspectives / Krasimira Aleksandrova -- Vitamin D and the Menopause: A Focus on Apoptosis in Cancer / Henk R. Franke -- Gynecological Malignancies and Diet in Menopause: From the Biological and Epidemiological Viewpoints / Kiyoshi Ito, Hironobu Sasano, Nobuo Yaegashi -- Psychological Aspects and Cognitive Function -- The Psychology of the Menopause: The Experiences During the Transition and Individual Conceptualization of Menopause / Eleonora Bielawska-Batorowicz -- Cognitive Decline in Menopause / Cristina Larroy, Rosa Vera -- An Overview of Menopausal Dietary Supplements and Cognition / Yuri N. Clement -- Black Cohosh for the Menopausal Transition: Issues of Safety and Efficacy / Gail B. Mahady -- Preclinical Studies: Implications for Human Health -- Animal Models of Menopausal Metabolism / Jameela Banu, Gabriel Fernandes -- Phytoestrogen α-Zearalanol in an Animal Model of Menopause / Wen Wang -- Flaxseed and Bone Health in Animal Models of Menopause / Wendy Elizabeth Ward, Lilian U. Thompson -- Flavonoids of Herba Epimedii and Bone Metabolism in Experimental Ovarian Deficiency / Man-Sau Wong, Yan Zhang -- Dietary Plant Maslinic Acid in Ovariectomy Model of Menopause / Jian Luo, Mingyao Liu -- Interlinking Diet, Nutrition, Menopause and Recommended Resources / Roshanna Rajendram B.Sc. (hons)
  • Obstetrics -- Hormonal changes during puberty, pregnancy, and the menopause -- Perimenstrual skin eruptions, autoimmune progesterone dermatitis, autoimmune estrogen dermatitis -- Physiologic skin changes of pregnancy -- Systematic approach to the dermatoses of pregnancy -- Pemphigoid (herpes) gestations -- Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy -- Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy -- Atopic eruption of pregnancy -- Papular and pruritic dermatoses of pregnancy -- Effect of pregnancy on other skin disorders -- Connective tissue diseases in pregnancy -- Infectious diseases in pregnancy -- Gynecologic dermatology -- Vulvar anatomy -- Lichen sclerosus -- Lichen planus -- Vulvar pruritus and lichen simplex chronicus -- Vulvar dermatoses: papulosquamous diseases -- Vulvar dermatoses: the eczematous diseases -- Skin-colored and red papules and nodules -- Pustules, vesicles, bullae, and erosions -- Vulvar ulcers -- Disorders of pigmentation -- Vulvar neoplasms and cysts -- Vaginitis -- Vulvar edema -- Pediatric vulvar disorders -- Vulvodynia.
  • Designed to teach you to think like a more experienced clinician, Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Competency-Based Companion, by Michael Belden, MD, places as much value on process as it does on content. This unique resource features a case-based organization that hones in on essential knowledge in obstetrics and gynecology. Its convenient pocket-sized format enables you to review the material on the go, and online access via Student Consult enhances your study of the material and exponentially boosts your reference power. Provides high-yield core information essential to rotations in a pocket-sized, portable format. Uses a color-coded system that places core information in a framework of the ACGME Core Competencies. Offers self-assessment activities throughout to promote retention and application of knowledge, including access on line to your own competency-based portfolio tools and competency-specific learning modules (Vertical Reads). Features ACGME Core Competencies enabling you to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine. Includes features such as "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" in each chapter to help you see the "big picture." Presents "Teaching Visuals"--An interactive teaching device designed to reinforce visual concepts. Equips you to perform a more in-depth review of obstetric and gynecological topics with "Clinical Entities" that link to top references in the field. Includes access to Student Consult at, where you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable . "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles . Self-Assessment Competency Log . Professors Pearls that provide cases with questions and annotated answers . Vertical Reads . and much more!
  • Part I. Basic principles for oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery -- Part II. Partial breast reconstruction -- Part III. Breast reconstruction after mastectomy -- Part IV. Managment of complications -- Part V. Refinements after breast reconstruction -- Part VI. Breast reconstruction in special populations -- Part VII. Other special considerations -- Index.
  • Well-recognized, international authorities in breast and plastic surgery contribute their expert advice and guidance on aesthetic closure of the breast. They discuss all key areas from indication and selection of patients, to the techniques and allied issues related to breast tumor surgery, including oncoplastic reduction, mammaplasty, mastectomy with nipple areolar preservation, perfator flaps, effects of radiation therapy, as well as complications and controversies. The DVD of narrated video clips of techniques visually demonstrates procedures described within the book.
  • Need to optimize the health of women / Lilian U. Thompson and Wendy E. Ward -- Sex-specific biology of the gastrointestinal tract / Marianne J. Legato -- Adolescence / Nicole Larson ... [et al.] -- Premenopause / Paula Skidmore and Aedin Cassidy -- Pregnancy and lactation / Lisa A. Houghton and Deborah L. O'Connor -- Menopause and midlife / Stacie E. Geller, Marci Goldstein Adams, and Laura Studee -- Obesity and weight management / Peter Clifton -- The metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus / Janet A. Vogt and Thomas M.S. Wolever -- Cardiovascular disease / Alice H. Lichtenstein and Nirupa R. Matthan -- Breast and ovarian cancer / Bette J. Caan and Cynthia A. Thomson -- Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis / Wendy E. Ward -- Rheumatoid arthritis / Lisa K. Stamp and Leslie G. Cleland -- Irritable bowel syndrome / Gerald E. Mullin and Linda A. Lee -- Eye health / Jennifer Evans -- Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia / Pasqualina Perrig-Chiello, Sara Hutchison, and Hannes B. Staehelin -- Depression and psychiatric disorders / Christina P.C. Borba and David C. Henderson -- Eating disorders / Richard E. Kreipe and Sophie Bucher Della Torre -- Oral health / Peter C. Fritz and Wendy E. Ward -- Conclusion: what we know, and where do we go from here / Lilian U. Thompson and Wendy E. Ward.
  • Ovarian cancer 2010
    Practical, authoritative, and highly-illustrated, this volume in the brand new Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer series covers current protocols and the latest advances in diagnostic imaging and molecular and serologic markers for ovarian cancer. Apply expert advice on the best next-step plan for different presentations and tips for less invasive protocols. Get clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed for accurate diagnosis and staging. Clear figures, tables, and boxes illustrate step-by-step care of the full range of problems encountered.
  • Ovarian cancer genome / Evgeny N. Imyanitov -- Identifying associations between genomic alterations in tumors / Joshy George ... [et al.] -- Analysis of genome-wide DNA methylation profiles by BeadChip technology / Qiong Lin, Wolfgang Wagner, and Martin Zenke -- Integrative prediction of gene function and platinum-free survival from genomic and epigenetic features in ovarian cancer / Kazimierz O. Wrzeszczynski ... [et al.] -- Survival prediction based on inherited gene variation analysis / Mine S. Cicek, Matthew J. Maurer, and Ellen L. Goode -- Main principles and outcomes of DNA methylation analysis / Susan K. Murphy, Christopher F. Bassil, and Zhiqing Huang -- Methylation-specific PCR / Zhiqing Huang, Christopher F. Bassil, and Susan K. Murphy -- Bisulfite sequencing of cloned alleles / Zhiqing Huang, Christopher F. Bassil, and Susan K. Murphy -- Bisulfite pyrosequencing / Christopher F. Bassil, Zhiqing Huang, and Susan K. Murphy -- RNA networks in ovarian cancer / Anastasia Malek -- Microarray-based transcriptome profiling of ovarian cancer cells / Juan Cui, Ying Xu, and David Puett -- Deep transcriptome profiling of ovarian cancer cells using next-generation sequencing approach / Lisha Li ... [et al.] -- Assessment of mRNA splice variants by qRT-PCR / Ileabett M. Echevarria Vargas and Pablo E. Vivas-Mejía -- MicroRNA profiling in ovarian cancer / Marilena V. Iorio and Carlo M. Croce -- Detailed analysis of promoter-associated RNA / Sara Napoli -- Integrating Multiple Types of Data to Identify MicroRNA-Gene Co-modules / Shihua Zhang -- Energy metabolism and changes in cellular composition in ovarian cancer / Anastasia Malek -- Metabolomic profiling of ovarian carcinomas using mass spectrometry / Miranda Y. Fong, Jonathan McDunn, and Sham S. Kakar -- Choline metabolic profiling by magnetic resonance spectroscopy / Egidio Iorio ... [et al.] -- Proteomic Profiling of ovarian cancer models using TMT-LC- MS/MS / John Sinclair and John F. Timms -- Characterization of signalling pathways by reverse phase protein arrays / Katharina Malinowsky ... [et al.] -- N-glycosylation analysis by HPAEC-PAD and mass spectrometry / Sebastian Kandzia and Júlia Costa -- In vivo and in vitro properties of ovarian cancer cells / Anastasia Malek -- Establishment of primary cultures from ovarian tumor tissue and ascites fluid / Brigitte L. Thériault ... [et al.] -- Ovarian cancer stem cells enrichment / Lijuan Yang and Dongmei Lai -- Assessment of resistance to anoikis in ovarian cancer / Xiaoping He, Jeremy Chien, and Viji Shridhar -- Analysis of EMT by flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry / Robert Strauss, Jiri Bartek, and André Lieber -- Challenges in experimental modeling of ovarian cancerogenesis / Jim J. Petrik -- Transformation of the human ovarian surface epithelium with genetically defined elements / Weiwei Shan and Jinsong Liu -- In vitro model of spontaneous mouse OSE transformation / Paul C. Roberts and Eva M. Schmelz -- Orthotopic, syngeneic mouse model to study the effects of epithelial-stromal interaction / James B. Greenaway and Jim J. Petrik -- Immunocompetent mouse model of ovarian cancer for in vivo imaging / Selene Nunez-Cruz and Nathalie Scholler -- Drug delivery approaches for ovarian cancer therapy / Anastasia Malek -- Polymer-based delivery of RNA-based therapeutics in ovarian cancer / Ulrike Weirauch ... [et al.] -- Ligand-coupled lipoprotein for ovarian cancer-specific drug delivery / Ian R. Corbin -- Mesoporous silicon particles for sustained gene Silencing / Nafis Hasan ... [et al.] -- Exosomes as a potential tool for a specific delivery of functional molecules / Irina Nazarenko, Anne-Kathleen Rupp, and Peter Altevogt.
  • "Women are affected by many chronic pain conditions in overwhelmingly greater numbers than are men. They are also at higher risk of disability due to pain in all age groups. Addressing this problem with a comprehensive and practical examination of the problem, Pain in Women: A Clinical Guide is an important contribution to the literature on sex-based differences in illness and pain in particular. Developed by a renowned group of experts in pain medicine, this ... title is designed not only to review the basics of the current understanding of the biological differences between the sexes when it comes to pain conditions, but also to provide clinicians in varying fields with a guide that helps elucidate the proposed neuroanatomical and neurophysiological mechanisms that are currently understood to underlie these differences."
  • Covering a comprehensive range of common, rare, benign and malignant lesions, Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract, 3rd Edition, authored by an international panel of subspecialty experts, brings you the latest scientific and diagnostic information for diseases of the female reproductive tract. From basic concepts of pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria to clinical correlation, this updated medical reference book delivers an integrated and practical approach to diagnosis and management of women with reproductive tract disorders. Quickly and easily access key information with user-friendly bullet points, diagnostic flowcharts, decision-making algorithms, summary tables, and take-home messages, as well as a "Road Map" at the beginning of each chapter for effortless navigation.Avoid diagnostic errors with the help of practical, expert advice on common pitfalls in differential diagnosis. Browse the complete contents from any location with online access at Expert Consult.
  • Pathology of the Human Placenta remains the most comprehensive and authoritative text in the field. It provides extensive information on the normal placenta, encompassing physiology, metabolism, and endocrinology, and covers placental diseases in great detail. The conditions discussed include shape aberrations, villous alterations and maldevelopment, erythroblastosis fetalis and hydrops fetalis, transplacental hemorrhage, fetal storage disorders, diverse maternal diseases, and infectious diseases. Further chapters are devoted to abortions, molar pregnancies, trophoblastic neoplasms, benign tumors, and multiple pregnancies. Legal considerations are carefully explored, and this new edition also includes a completely new chapter on artificial reproductive technology. In other respects, too, the book has been extensively revised and expanded, with wide-ranging updates that reflect the most recent progress in the field. Some 800 illustrations are included, many of them in color. The detailed index has been further improved and tables updated. Pathology of the Human Placenta will be of enormous value to pathologists and obstetrician-gynecologists alike.
  • Also available: Print – 2007
    Appendix 1: Placental weight -- Appendix 2: Medicolegal aspects of placental pathology. Pathology of the placenta: an introduction and overview -- The development and structure of the placenta -- Physiology of the placenta -- Abnormalities of placentation and of placental development -- Macroscopoic abnormalities of the placenta -- Histological abnormalities of the placenta -- The placenta in pregnancies of abnormal duration -- The placenta in maternal disorders -- The placenta in abnormalities and disorders of the fetus -- The placenta in miscarriage -- Infections and inflammatory lesions of the placenta -- The placenta in multiple pregnancy -- Immunopatholgoy of the placenta -- Non-trophoblastic tumours of the placenta -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Pathology of the umbilical cord -- Pathology of the membranes -- Correlation of ultrasonic and pathological findings.

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