Female Reproductive and Sexual Medicine

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/7/2016
  • Publisher: Humana Pr Inc
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While many other textbooks concentrate on simply one aspect of women's health (i.e., sexual or reproductive, but not both), we offer the reader a single, comprehensive, multidisciplinary source that will detail all of the essential points relevant to any clinician involved in the care of women's reproductive and sexual issues, as female sexuality, fertility, and reproduction are inextricably tied. Because clinicians who treat women in any of these areas often need to reference data in one of the other related fields, we anticipate that this book will significantly reduce the need to consult multiple sources, and thus allow for the more efficient practice of medicine.

Table of Contents

Reproduction [23 chapters in this section]
Developmental anatomy and physiology [8 chapters]
Pre-natal development and sexual differentiation
anatomy and physiology of the adult female reproductive system
normal puberty and menses
Pathophysiology, investigation, and treatment [9 chapters]
Ovarian dysfunction
pituitary and peripheral endocrine disorders
eating and exercise disorders
premenstrual syndrome
Special issues in female reproduction [6 chapters]
hormonal and non-hormonal treatment of menopause
alopecia and hirsutism
breast and genital tract cancers
stem cell research
Infertility [18 chapters in this section]
Anatomy and physiology [3 chapters]
Normal pregnancy and puerperium
physiology of human conception
Pathophysiology, investigation, and treatment [9 chapters]
History, physical, laboratory, and imaging workup for infertility
genital tract infections and obstructive disorders
immune disorders and autoimmunity
assisted reproductive technology
Special issues in female infertility [6 chapters]
Pregnancy with diabetes, other endocrine disorders, and older age
fertility preservation in cancer survivors
social/psychological/legal aspects of infertility
offspring of in vitro fertilization
Sexual function [22 chapters in this section]
Anatomy and physiology [4 chapters]
Female sexual anatomy
normal female sexual function
Pathophysiology, investigation, and treatment [13 chapters]
History, physical, laboratory, and imaging workup for sexual dysfunction
classification of sexual disorders
sexual dysfunction related to drugs, sexual abuse, marital discord, and other medical illnesses
sexual function in female cancer survivors and older women
Special issues in female sexuality [5 chapters]
The G-spot
female ejaculation
female circumcision and genital mutilation
sexual function post-pelvic surgery
surgical reconstruction of the female genitalia
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