Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / Edition 1

Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / Edition 1

by NADIR R. FARID
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387097171

ISBN-13: 9780387097176

Pub. Date: 03/26/2009

Publisher: Springer US

Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a clinical reference work for primary care physicians, internists, general endocrinologists, obstetricians, gynecologists and students. PCOS is a common but often misdiagnosed disease. Many symptoms can be alleviated by early intervention and effective management.Prominent endocrinologists have

Overview

Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a clinical reference work for primary care physicians, internists, general endocrinologists, obstetricians, gynecologists and students. PCOS is a common but often misdiagnosed disease. Many symptoms can be alleviated by early intervention and effective management.Prominent endocrinologists have contributed recent data current research on the pathogenesis, manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of PCOS. The variety of medical issues presenting in PCOS patients result in late referrals or inappropriate advice. This title will be a tool in understanding the metabolic and genetic basis of PCOS, while providing management strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387097176
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
03/26/2009
Series:
Lecture Notes in Mathematics Series
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Part 1. The Syndrome.- The menstrual cycle in PCOS.- Imaging.- Part 2. Insulin resistance in PCOS.- Genetics of PCOS.- Genetics of insulin resistance.- Uterine origins and evolution in childhood.- Part 3. Hyperandrogenism.- Infertility in PCOS.- Risk of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome.- Risks and prevention of cardiovascular disease.- Pregnancy complications.- Sleep disorders.- Depression and dementia.- Risks of malignancy.- Part 4. Diet.- Exercise.- Psychological support.- Medical treatment.- Treatment of hirsuitism and acne.- Ovulation induction.- Surgical management.- After the menopause.- Index.

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