Endometriosis: Pathogenesis and Treatment

Endometriosis: Pathogenesis and Treatment

by Tasuku Harada (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784431561576
Publisher: Springer Japan
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 477
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Dr. Tasuku Harada started his carrier as an assistant professor at Torrori University, Japan, and promoted to full Professor in 2008 there. He is one of the top scientists in Japan and well-known with his studies on endometriosis and ovarian cancer. He is one of the organization committee members of Second Asian Conference on Endometriosis (ACE II) in Istanbul, Turkey, from where he has invited many of the authors of this book.

Table of Contents

Preface.- PARTⅠ. INTRODUCTION.- Endometriosis: a mysterious disease.- PartⅡ. BASIC SCIENCE.- Pathological aspect and pathogenesis of endometriosis.- Visible and invisible (occult) endometriosis.- Role of stem cells in the pathogenesis of endometriosis.- Role of NK cells in endometriosis.- Macrophages in Pathophysiology of Endometriosis.- Inflammation and Cytokines in Endometriosis.- Epigenetics in endometriosis.- Roles of Prostaglandin E2 in Endometriosis.- Sex steroids and endometriosis.- Aromatase expression in endometriosis and its significance.- Apoptosis in Endometriosis.- Role of nerve fibres in endometriosis.- Endometriosis in experimental models.- Malignant transformation of endometriosis – underlying mechanisms.- Potential new drugs for endometriosis: experimental evidence.- Altered Biological Characteristics of Eutopic and Ectopic Endometrium.- PartⅢ. CLINICAL SCIENCE.- Prevention of Endometriosis.- MR imaging of endometriosis.- Biomarkers of endometriosis.- Classification of Endometriosis.- The Association of Endometriosis with Ovarian Cancer: A Critical Review of Epidemiological Data.- Surgical management of endometriosis.- Systematic laparoscopic surgery of complete obliteration of the cul-de-sac.- Prevention of recurrence after surgery.- Ovarian reserve in patients with endometriosis.- Infertility treatment of endometriosis patients.- Pregnancy complications associated with endometriosis.- Malignant transformation of endometriosis.

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