Clinical gynecologic endocrinology and infertility /

Main Author: Fritz, Marc A.
Other Authors: Speroff, Leon, 1935-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
Edition: 8th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Molecular biology for clinicians
  • Hormone biosynthesis, metabolism, and mechanism of action
  • The ovary-embryology and development
  • The uterus
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Regulation of the menstrual cycle
  • Sperm and egg transport, fertilization, and implantation
  • The endocrinology of pregnancy
  • Normal and abnormal sexual development
  • Normal and abnormal growth and pubertal development
  • Amenorrhea
  • Chronic anovulation and the polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Hirsutism
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • The breast
  • Menopause and the perimenopausal transition
  • Postmenopausal hormone therapy
  • Obesity
  • Reproduction and the thyroid
  • Family planning, sterilization, and abortion
  • Oral contraception
  • Vaginal and transdermal estrogen-progestin contraception
  • Long-acting methods of contraception
  • Intrauterine contraception
  • Barrier methods of contraception and withdrawal
  • Female infertility
  • Recurrent early pregnancy loss
  • Endometriosis
  • Male infertility
  • Induction of ovulation
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Appendix-I: Interpreting epidemiologic reports
  • Appendix-II: Selected laboratory values and the international system of units (SI Units).