Comprehensive Management of Menopause / Edition 1

Comprehensive Management of Menopause / Edition 1

by Leo Jr. Plouffe
     
 

Comprehensive Management of Menopause is a balanced, authoritative, and state-of-the-art approach to the treatment of all medical issues of the menopausal patient, strongly emphasizing clinical and practical applications for comprehensive care. The book is edited by leaders in the field and contains an impressive array of internationally recognized contributors.… See more details below

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Comprehensive Management of Menopause is a balanced, authoritative, and state-of-the-art approach to the treatment of all medical issues of the menopausal patient, strongly emphasizing clinical and practical applications for comprehensive care. The book is edited by leaders in the field and contains an impressive array of internationally recognized contributors. Divided into five easily referenced sections: Physiology, Diagnosis and Epidemiology; Medical Aspects of the Menopause; Gynecologic Aspects of the Menopause; Management and Therapeutic Guidelines; and The Future; this outstanding volume contains the most up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatment, and management of: - osteoporosis and musculo-skeletal pain; - cardiovascular disease and lipid and metabolism disorders; - all gynecologic aspects of menopause, including the newest technology and advances in hormone therapies; - breast problems and skin care. It also includes preventive medicine and general health care guidelines. Comprehensive Management of Menopause is the definitive text comprising all aspects of menopause and is indispensable to every physician providing medical care to women.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387979724
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/22/1993
Series:
Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology Series
Edition description:
1994
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Editorial Consultants
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
1Physiology of the Menopause3
2Skeletal Physiology: Growth and Aging14
3Orthopedic Complications of Menopause32
4The Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Women39
5Where the Women Are52
6AMenopause as a Normal Physiological Event or as a Disease59
6BEpidemiology of Perimenopause in China66
7Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis71
8Amenorrhea and Anovulation: Risk Factors for Osteoporosis That Precede Menopause79
9Bone Mineral Measurement and Biochemical Markers of Bone Cell Function97
10Clinical Assessment for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis110
11ASecondary Causes of Osteopenia117
11BCorticosteroid-Induced Osteoporosis125
12Calcium and Vitamin D137
13Exercise and Its Relationship to Bone Mass and Cardiovascular Function159
14The Role of Hormone Replacement Therapy in the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis171
15Calcitonin, Bisphosphonates, and Miscellaneous Agents for Treatment of Osteoporosis177
16Treatment of Vertebral Osteoporosis with Fluoride Salts185
17Selection of the Best Treatment for Osteoporosis193
18Musculoskeletal Pain and Menopause201
19Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cardiovascular Diseases209
20Lipid Metabolism and Menopause215
21Peri- and Postmenopausal Abnormal Bleeding229
22Biology of Normal Aging Endometrium246
23Endometrial Carcinoma and Its Precursors in Relation to Hormone Replacement Therapy254
24Therapeutic and Preventive Aspects of Estrogen and Progesterone Therapy269
25New Progestogens: A Review of Clinical Data286
26The Role of Androgens in Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy297
27Compliance with Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy309
28Psychobiological Aspects of the Menopause318
29The Effect of Sex Steroids on Brain Mechanisms Relating to Mood and Sexuality327
30Breast Disease in the Menopausal Woman337
31Skin Care and Abnormal Lesions351
32Menopausal Aspects of Sleep Disturbance358
33Clinical Approaches to Dyslipidemia367
34Continuing Medical Care of the Menopausal Woman379
35Complicated and Controversial Considerations Regarding Estrogen Replacement Therapy395
36Special Issues Concerning Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer398
37Cancer of the Breast, Cervical Cancers, Ovarian Cancers, and Other Cancers410
38Nutritional Advice for the Menopausal Woman418
39Future Considerations in Hormonal Therapy of the Menopause421
40Future Therapies for Osteoporosis425
Index435

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