Comprehensive gynecology /

Other Authors: Lentz, Gretchen M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier Mosby, 2012
Edition: 6th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Basic science
  • Fertilization and embryogenesis: meiosis, fertilization, implantation, embryonic development, sexual differentiation
  • Reproductive genetics: gene structure, mutation, molecular tools, types of inheritance, counseling issues, oncogenes
  • Reproductive anatomy: gross and microscopic, clinical correlations
  • Reproductive endocrinology: neuroendocrinology, gonadotropins, sex steroids, prostaglandins, ovulation, menstruation, hormone assay
  • Evidence-based medicine and clinical epidemiology
  • Medical-legal risk management.
  • Comprehensive evaluation of the female
  • History, physical examination, and preventive health care: general, gynecologic, and psychosocial history and examination, health care maintenance, disease prevention
  • The interaction of medical diseases and female physiology
  • Emotional aspects of gynecology: depression, anxiety, PTSD, eating disorders, substance abuse, "difficult" patients, sexual function, rape, intimate partner violence, and grief
  • Endoscopy: hysteroscopy and laparoscopy: indications, contraindications and complications.
  • General gynecology: Congenital abnormalities of the female reproductive tract: anomalies of the vagina, cervix, uterus, and adnexa
  • Pediatric and adolescent gynecology: gynecologic examination, infections, trauma, pelvic mass, precocious puberty
  • Family planning: contraception, sterilization, and pregnancy termination
  • Menopause and care of the mature woman: endocrinology, consequences of estrogen deficiency, effects of hormone replacement therapy, and treatment regimens
  • Breast diseases: diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant disease
  • Spontaneous and recurrent abortion: etiology, diagnosis, treatment
  • Ectopic pregnancy: etiology, pathology, diagnosis, management, fertility prognosis
  • Benign gynecologic lesions: vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, oviduct, ovary, ultrasound imaging of pelvic structures
  • Endometriosis: etiology, pathology, diagnosis, management
  • Anatomic defects of the abdominal wall and pelvic floor: abdominal and inguinal hernias, cystocele, urethrocele, enterocele, rectocele, uterine and vaginal prolapse: diagnosis and management
  • Urogynecology: physiology of micturition, voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, and painful bladder syndrome
  • Anal incontinence: diagnosis and management
  • Infections of the lower and upper genital tracts: vulva, vagina, cervix, toxic shock syndrome, endometritis, and salpingitis
  • Preoperative counseling and management: woman evaluation, informed consent, infection prophylaxis, and avoidance of complications
  • Postoperative counseling and management: fever, respiratory, cardiovascular, thromboembolic, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, wound, and operative site complications; neurologic injury; psychological sequelae.
  • Gynecologic oncology: Molecular oncology in gynecologic cancer: immunologic response, cytokines, oncogenes, and tumor suppressor genes
  • Principles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy in gynecologic cancer: basic principles, uses, and complications
  • Intraepithelial neoplasia of the lower genital tract (cervix, vulva): etiology, screening, diagnostic techniques, management
  • Malignant diseases of the cervix: microinvasive and invasive carcinoma: diagnosis and management
  • Neoplastic diseases of the vulva: lichen sclerosus, intraepithelial neoplasia, Paget's disease, and carcinoma
  • Malignant diseases of the vagina: intraepithelial neoplasia, carcinoma, sarcoma
  • Neoplastic diseases of the uterus: endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial carcinoma, and sarcoma: diagnosis and management
  • Neoplastic diseases of the ovary: screening, benign and malignant epithelial and germ cell neoplasms, sex-cord stromal tumors
  • Fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer: causes, diagnosis, natural history, and treatment
  • Gestational trophoblastic disease: hydatidiform mole, nonmetastatic and metastatic gestational trophoblastic tumor: diagnosis and management.
  • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility: Primary and secondary dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: etiology, diagnosis, management
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding: ovulatory and anovulatory dysfunctional uterine bleeding: management of acute and chronic excessive bleeding
  • Primary and secondary amenorrhea and precocious puberty: etiology, diagnostic evaluation, management
  • Hyperprolactinemia, galactorrhea, and pituitary adenomas: etiology, differential diagnosis, natural history, management
  • Hyperandrogenism: physiology, etiology, differential diagnosis, management
  • Infertility: etiology, diagnostic evaluation, management, prognosis.