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The aim of the Gynecology in Practice Series is to provide a clinical 'in the office' or 'at the bedside' guide to effective patient care for gynecologists. The tone will be practical, not academic. The working assumption is that readers want to know what (and what not) might or should be done, without over emphasis on the why. That said, it is important to review the crucial basic science necessary for effective diagnosis and management, and to provide reminders in the context of the practical chapters. The books will not be heavily referenced, in line with a more practical approach. This allows for smoother reading (and also relieves the burden of comprehensive citing from authors). Key evidence (clinical trials, Cochrane or other meta analyses) should be summarized in 'Evidence at a Glance' boxes and key references such as reviews, major papers can be provided in the 'selected bibliography' at the end of each chapter. Practical guidance will be provided through: the use of algorithms and guidelines where they are appropriate 'Tips and Tricks' boxes - hints on improving outcomes perhaps via practical technique, patient questioning etc 'Caution' warning boxes - hints on avoiding problems, perhaps via contraindications 'Science Revisited' - quick reminder of the basic science principles necessary for understanding

Table of Contents

1 Understanding uterine fibroids
   Phyllis Leppert, Mazen Fouany  and James H. Segars

2 Clinical Spectrum of fibroid disease
    Joshua Younger, Kimberlyn Maravet Baig-Ward, James H. Segars and Ayman Al-Hendy

3 Evidence-based indications for treatment of uterine fibroids in gynecology
    James L. Nodler and James H. Segars

4 Management of fibroids in pregnancy
    Natalie L. Johnson, Errol Norwitz and James H. Segars

5 Management of uterine fibroids in the older woman
     Alon Talmor and Beverly J. Vollenhoven

6  Medical management of women with symptomatic uterine fibroids
     Kristof Chwalisz and Craig A. Winkel

7  Nonsurgical option for fibroid treatment: uterine fibroid embolization
     Edward Fenlon and James B. Spies

8 Magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) treatment for uterine fibroids
     Ronit Machtinger and Fiona M. Fennessey

9  Minimally invasive treatment options for uterine fibroids
     E. Britton Chahine and William H. Catherino

10 Surgical treatments and outcomes
     Ryan J. Heitmann, Cindy M.P. Duke, William H. Catherino and Alicia Y. Armstrong

11 Rare fibroid syndromes
      Lisa M. Cookingham, Alicia Y. Armstrong, Aradhana Venkatesan and James H. Segars

12 Counseling the patient with uterine fibroids
      Gregory M. Christman, Courtney A. Marsh and Elizabeth J. Campbell

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