Endometriosis: Science and Practice

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Linda C. Giudice, MD, Johannes L. H. Evers, MD, David L. Healy
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 18, 2012 - Medical - 552 pages
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Written by an internationally well-known editor team, Endometriosis: Science and Practice is a state-of-the-art guide to this surprisingly common disease. While no cause for endometriosis has been determined, information of recent developments are outlined in this text, offering insight to improve management of symptoms medically or surgically. The first of its kind, this major textbook integrates scientific and clinical understanding of this painful disease helping to provide better patient care.
 

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Contents

History Epidemiology and Economics 1 History of Endometriosis A 20thCentury Disease 3 Ivo Brosens and Giuseppe Benagiano of Endometriosis
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Epidemiology and Etiological Factors 19 Petra A B Klemmt and Anna StarzinskiPowitz
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Economic Perspective on Diagnosis and Treatment of Caroline E Gargett Hirotaka Masuda and Gareth C Weston
140
Jolande A Land and Johannes L H Evers 5 Theories on the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis 42 Annemiek W
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Signaling Pathways in Endometriosis EutopicEctopic
164
MicroRNAs in Endometriosis
173
Epigenetics 65 Jennifer L Kulp Hakan Cakmak and Hugh S Taylor
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Disease Characterization Patrick G Groothuis
200
Proteomics
324
Medical Therapies for Pain
343
Hideki Tokunaga Diana Monsivais and Mary Ellen Pavone
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Pouch Resection for Endometriosis
402
Endometriosis
426
Infertility and Endometriosis
441
The Role of Assisted Reproductive
462

Peritoneal Ovarian and Rectovaginal Endometriosis are Three Different Entities 92 Jacques Donnez Olivier Donnez JeanChristophe Lousse and Jean ...
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Inflammation and Endometriosis
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Chimeric Models
270
Primates
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Biomarkers
309
Associated Disorders
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and Paolo Vercellini
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Endometrioma
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Linda C. Giudice, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Hans L. H. Evers, MD, PhD, University of Maastricht, Netherlands

David Healy, MB BS, PhD, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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