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Obesity is a continuing issue around the world and in many contexts. The growing number of obese people is an increasing concern for those in the medical profession, and obesity can pose specific challenges in relation to fertility and pregnancy. Patients who are obese require specific considerations and knowledge. Bringing together experts from a variety of specialties to examine the issues and challenges of obesity, this book discusses how obesity affects fertility, reproduction, and pregnancy. Beginning with ...

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Overview

Obesity is a continuing issue around the world and in many contexts. The growing number of obese people is an increasing concern for those in the medical profession, and obesity can pose specific challenges in relation to fertility and pregnancy. Patients who are obese require specific considerations and knowledge. Bringing together experts from a variety of specialties to examine the issues and challenges of obesity, this book discusses how obesity affects fertility, reproduction, and pregnancy. Beginning with an exploration of the epidemiology of obesity, further chapters focus on specific issues related to obesity and both male and female reproduction, the complications of obesity during pregnancy and labour, and the long term effects of obesity. This is the most comprehensive resource to examine the topic of obesity and reproductive issues, making it invaluable for medical students, professionals, and researchers in public policy and medicine.

  • Comprehensive examination of fertility issues arising from male and female obesity
  • Clinical knowledge and expertise given to the subjects
  • In-depth examination through 47 chapters of a growing, but often overlooked, issue in fertility and pregnancy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780124160453
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/8/2012
  • Pages: 670
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Foreword

2. Worldwide epidemic of obesity

3. Social and ethnic determinants of obesity

4. The molecular and endocrine basis of obesity

5. The psychological basis of obesity

6. Long term health consequence of adolescent obesity

7. Obesity and contraception

8. Obesity and sexual health

9. Obesity, PCO and infertility

10. Obesity and recurrent miscarriages

11. Obesity and assisted reproduction

12. Obesity and male sexual dysfunction

13. Sperm quality and Assisted reproduction

14. Role of Bariatric surgery in Male Obesity to enhance fertility

15. Maternal Obesity and Developmental Programming

16. Fetal health assessment in obese women

17. Obesity and prolonged pregnancy

18. Obesity and deep venous thrombosis

19. The genesis of pre-eclampsia in super obese women

20. Obesity, insulin resistance and placental dysfunction - fetal growth

21. Screening for Gestational Diabetes

22. Obesity and metabolic disorders during Pregnancy and pregnancy outcome

23. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome of Pregnancy and Role of Metformin

24. Metabolic Syndrome of Obesity and Management of Gestational Obesity

25. Induction of labour in obese women

26. Challenges of intrapartum care in obese women

27. Role of midwife during pregnancy, labour and post partum

28. Anaesthetic issues during labour

29. Maternal obesity and the risk of stillbirth

30. Obesity, Diabetes, placental pathology and foetal malformations

31. Postnatal care for the recently delivered obese women

32. Anti-obesity drugs for obese women planning pregnancy

33. Anti-obesity surgery for obese women planning pregnancy

34. Evidence based approach to manage obese pregnant women

35. Multimodal approach to reducing obesity-related maternal morbidity and mortality

36. Developing standards of care for obese women during pregnancy

37. Maternal obesity - the road to diabetes and cardiovascular risk

38. Obesity and female malignancies

39. Obesity and menstrual functions

40. HRT prescribing for obese women

41. Incontinence and prolapse in the obese woman

42. Laparoscopic surgery in obese women

43. Quality of life among obese patients

44. Understanding eating behaviour and lifestyle issues on women’s health

45. Planning for the future: delivering Maternity Services in 2035

46. Providing infertility services for obese women

47. Summary of recommendations

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    Posted February 4, 2014

    The woman on the cover if sexy!!!!!!!

    Sexy

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