Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Disorders

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-07-22
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science

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This updated second edition of Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Disorders provides thorough, yet succinct insight into the ever-changing realm of ovarian disorders. It presents a novel multidisciplinary approach to the subject as described by clinicians, surgeons, pathologists, basic scientists and related medical researchers. Topics covered include reproductive technology, early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and management of menopause among others. The breadth of information provided by this book will appeal to clinicians and researchers involved in the study and treatment of ovarian disorders. KEY FEATURES * Includes updated information on early diagnosis of ovarian cancer * Reviews new diagnostic techniques for ovarian disorders * Discusses latest information on reproductive technology * Presents translational treatment linking laboratory research with clinical medicine

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Preface to Second Edition
Physiology, Pathology, and Basic Science
Embryology, Anatomy, Histology
The Normal Human Ovary Part I: Reproductive and Endocrine Functions
The Normal Human Ovary Part II: How Steroid Hormones Work
Recent Progress in Gonadal Dysgenesis
Pathology of Non-Neoplastic Ovarian Enlargements
Precancerous Lesions of the Ovary
Epithelial Ovarian Neoplasms
Germ Cell Tumors of the Ovary
Gonadal Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors
Metastatic Tumors of the Ovary
Peritoneal Lesions Related to Ovarian Neoplasms
The Genetic Etiology of Sporadic Ovarian Cancer
Diagnostic Procedures and New Approaches
Diagnostic Tests for Evaluation of Ovarian Function
Premature Ovarian Failure
Ultrasound of the Ovary
CA125 and Other Tumor Markets in Screening and Monitoring of Ovarian Cancer
BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations in Ovarian Carcinoma
Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer
Early Diagnosis and Screening for Ovarian Cancer
Clues to Tumors: New Concepts of Symptoms, Signs, Syndromes, Paraneoplastic Syndromes, and Predisposition to Ovarian Cancer
A Geneticist Looks at Ovarian Cancer
Gene Therapy of Ovarian Cancer - State-of-the-Art and Future Perspectives
Speculation and Deductive Reasoning About Ovarian Epithelial Carcinogenesis and New Horizons
In Vitro Fertilization, Stem Cells, Cloning, and the Future of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Contemporary Management
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
General Concepts of Endocrine Manipulation of Assisted Reproduction
Laparoscopic Surgery of Benign Ovarian Disorders
The Management of Malignant Ovarian Neoplasms in the Young Patient
Ovarian Carcinoma Complicating Pregnancy
Ovarian Cancer: The Initial Laparotomy
Surgical Management of Large Ovarian Carcinoma Tumor Masses
The Long-Term Management of Ovarian Cancer
The Laparoscopic Management of Adnexal Masses and Ovarian Cancer
Chemotherapy of Ovarian Cancer
Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
Prevention of Ovarian Serous Epithelial Carcinoma
Psychological Aspects of Ovarian Cancer and BRCA Testing
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