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The Uterus: Pathology, Diagnosis, and Management

The Uterus: Pathology, Diagnosis, and Management

by Albert Altchek
     
 

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Changing approaches to diagnosis and clinical management of the uterus are comprehensively examined in this book. It gives a concise update of new concepts in physiology and pathology and their application in clinical practice. The book is designed especially for the gynecologist actively involved in patient care. Topics discussed include the pathophysiology of

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Changing approaches to diagnosis and clinical management of the uterus are comprehensively examined in this book. It gives a concise update of new concepts in physiology and pathology and their application in clinical practice. The book is designed especially for the gynecologist actively involved in patient care. Topics discussed include the pathophysiology of diethylstilbestrol (DES) changes, the immunology of the uterus, papillomaviruses and cervical neoplasia, endocervical carcinoma, mesenchymal tumors and diagnostic procedures such as colposcopy of the cervix, hysterosalpingography, and magnetic resonance imaging. The status of contemporary management is presented for hysteroscopy and hysteroscopic surgery, the congenital absence of the uterus and vagina, anovulatory dysfunctional uterine bleeding of the adolescent, uterine leiomyomata, genital prolapse, endometrial adenocarcinoma and childhood rhabdomyosarcoma of the vagina and uterus.

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Contributors from a wide range of medical specialties provide a comprehensive account of uterine disorders for clinical gynecologists and other medical and health-care practitioners in the field. The sections cover basic science and pathology, diagnostic procedures, and contemporary management. A chapter also surveys legal principles of treatment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461390886
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Series:
Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

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