Gynaecology E-Book: Expert Consult: Online and Print

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 1, 2010 - Medical - 1088 pages
Long recognized as the standard general reference work providing a complete overview of contemporary gynaecological practice, this new edition of Shaw, Gynaecology provides all the information that trainees need to master in order to successfully take their professional certification exams as well as providingthe practicing gynaecologist with an accessible overview of the "state of play" of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Totally rewritten, it gives a succinct but comprehensive account of all currently available resources in the management of gynaecological disorders.

Comprehensive overview of contemporary gynaecological practice with a clinically focused approach. It covers all of the areas that a gynaecologist covers on a day-to-day basis and helps in the formulation and implementation of the most effective treatment.

Details the use of various imaging modalities and investigative techniques as they relate to specific diseases in order to provide a solid foundation for clinical practice.

User-friendly features such as chapter outlines, summary tables, key point boxes incorporated throughout.Provides quick access to the most necessary information for practitioners needing a quick consult or trainees preparing for exams.

Copiously illustrations clarify and enhance the text whenever appropriate.

Highly selective and current list of references quickly directs the reader to further investigations.

New full colour illustrations incorporated throughout to accurately depict the full range of both common and rare disorders.

Details up-to-date investigative and minimally invasive therapeutic techniques to keep the user abreast of the latest diagnostic and management options.

Enhanced emphasis on surgical outcomes to help the user select the most appropriate procedure for any given patient.

Two brand new editors and many brand new contributors provide a fresh perspectives on gynaecological oncology, reproductive and urogynaecological conditions.
 

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Contents

Laparoscopy
36
Diathermy and lasers
48
Imaging techniques in gynaecology
59
Onestop gynaecology
80
Preoperative care
93
Principles of surgery and management of intraoperative complications
105
Postoperative care
116
Hormones
128
Novel therapies in gynaecological cancer
554
Premalignant disease of the genital tract
566
Cancer of the uterine cervix
582
Benign disease of the vulva and the vagina
599
Malignant disease of the vulva and vagina
613
Malignant disease of the uterus
629
Gestational trophoblastic tumours
650
Benign tumours of the ovary
668

Biosynthesis of steroid hormones
145
Principles and new developments in molecular biology
156
Sexual differentiation
166
Disorders of puberty
182
Control of hypothalamicpituitaryovarian function
197
Amenorrhoea oligomenorrhoea and hypothalamicpituitary dysfunction
212
Ovulation induction
231
Polycystic ovary syndrome
251
Fertilization to implantation
265
Disorders and investigation of female reproduction
278
Disorders of male reproduction
292
Assisted reproduction treatments
312
Sporadic and recurrent miscarriage
335
Tubal disease
353
Ectopic pregnancy
363
Hirsutism and virilization
382
Premenstrual syndrome
391
Menopause
405
Fertility control
422
Psychosexual medicine
440
Menstruation and menstrual disorders
448
Uterine fibroids
473
Endometriosis
488
Epidemiology of gynaecological cancer
509
The genetics and molecular biology of gynaecological cancer
522
Principles of radiotherapy and chemotherapy
539
Carcinoma of the ovary and fallopian tube
678
Benign disease of the breast
689
Malignant disease of the breast
707
Supportive care for gynaecological cancer patients
750
Classification of urogynaecological disorders
767
The mechanism of continence
771
Urodynamic investigations
783
Urethral sphincter incompetence
798
The overactive bladder syndrome
813
Voiding difficulty
836
Pelvic organ prolapse
849
Frequency urgency and the painful bladder
864
Fistulae
874
Urinary tract infection
896
Lower intestinal tract disease
907
Sexual dysfunction in urogynaecology
919
Chronic pelvic pain
929
Pelvic inflammatory disease
942
NonHIV sexually transmitted infections
955
Human immunodeficiency syndrome
979
Forensic gynaecology
988
Violence against women
1002
Lesbian and bisexual womens health issues
1009
Evidencebased care in gynaecology
1017
Index
1025
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