The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current Concepts on Pathogenesis and Clinical Care / Edition 1

The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current Concepts on Pathogenesis and Clinical Care / Edition 1

by Ricardo Azziz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387692460

ISBN-13: 9780387692463

Pub. Date: 07/03/2007

Publisher: Springer US

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a classic female infertility problem affecting an estimated 6-10% of all women and many of whom are unaware of the problem. PCOS is the single most common endrocrinologic abnormality that affects women. It is a disease that affects women from adolescence to menopause. Patients with PCOS are seen by a variety of specialists,

Overview

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a classic female infertility problem affecting an estimated 6-10% of all women and many of whom are unaware of the problem. PCOS is the single most common endrocrinologic abnormality that affects women. It is a disease that affects women from adolescence to menopause. Patients with PCOS are seen by a variety of specialists, including: reproductive, medical and pediatric endocrinologists; general internists, and dermatologists. This book is an edited collection from diagnosis and epidemiology of PCOS to clinical evaluation. There are additional factors that complicate this disease, such as insulin levels and obesity. Women with PCOS are known to be at a high risk for type 2 diabetes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387692463
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/03/2007
Series:
Endocrine Updates Series, #27
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Definition, Diagnosis, and Epidemiology of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.- Clinical Evaluation of PCOS.- Genetics of PCOS.- Insulin Action in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: In Vivo and In Vitro.- Ovarian Steroidogenic Abnormalities in PCOS.- Role of Obesity and Adiposity in PCOS.- Strategies for Ovulation Induction in the Management of Anovulatory Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.- Long-Term Morbidity of PCOS.

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