Current Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Current Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906985417
Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Series: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Study Group Series
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Adam Balen is a Consultant (Professor of Reproductive Medicine) at St James's University Hospital, Leeds.

Stephen Franks is a Professor at St Mary's Hospital, London.

Roy Homburg consults in the UK, as Head of Research at the Homerton Fertility Centre, Homerton University Hospital in Hackney, London, in Israel, as the National Advisor on Fertility for Maccabi Medical Services, and as a Consultant at Barzilai Medical Centre, Ashkelon.

Sean Kehoe works as a Consultant at Churchill Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Table of Contents

1. Overview and definitions of polycystic ovary syndrome and the polycystic ovary Adam Balen; 2. Genetics and pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome Stephen Franks; 3. Ethnic variations in the expression of polycystic ovary syndrome Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, Vindya Kumarapeli, Ruwanthi de A Seneviratne, Charles N. Antonypillai, S. Rohini de A Seneviratne, G. J. Chaminda Garusinghe, S. Chandrika Yapa and Adam Balen; 4. Quality of life for women with polycystic ovary syndrome Georgina Jones; 5. Insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome Gerard Conway; 6. Management of polycystic ovary syndrome through puberty and adolescence Rachel Williams and David Dunger; 7. Long-term health risks of polycystic ovary syndrome Didier Dewailly; 8. Approaches to lifestyle management in polycystic ovary syndrome Renato Pasquali and Alessandra Gambineri; 9. Management of obesity in polycystic ovary syndrome, including anti-obesity drugs and bariatric surgery Alexander D Miras and Carel W le Roux; 10. Definition of hyperandrogenism Julian H. Barth, Helen P. Field, Ephia Yasmin and Adam Balen; 11. Treatment of hyperandrogenism in polycystic ovary syndrome Alison M. Layton; 12. Choices in the treatment of anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome Roy Homburg; 13. Predictors of ovarian response to ovarian stimulation: progress towards individualised treatment in ovulation induction Bart C. J. M. Fauser; 14. Surgical management of anovulatory infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome Adam Balen; 15. The role of insulin-sensitising drugs in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome Richard S. Legro; 16. The role of in vitro maturation of oocytes for anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome Tim Child; 17. Acupuncture and/or herbal therapy as an alternative or complement for relief of polycystic ovary syndrome-related symptoms Elisabet Stener-Victorin; 18. Consensus views arising from the 59th Study Group: Current Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Index.

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