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Author Speroff, Leon, 1935-

Title Clinical gynecologic endocrinology and infertility / Leon Speroff, Marc A. Fritz
Edition 7th ed
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 1334 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents (pt. 1) Reproductive physiology. 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 -- (pt. 2) Clinical endocrinology. Normal and abnormal sexual development -- Abnormal puberty and growth problems -- Amenorrhea -- Anovulation and the polycystic ovary -- Hirsutism -- Menstrual disorders -- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- The breast -- Menopause and the perimenopausal transition -- Postmenopausal hormone therapy -- Obesity -- Reproduction and The Thyroid -- (pt. 3) Contraception. Family planning, sterilization and abortion -- Oral contraception -- Transdermal and vaginal steroid contraception -- Long-Acting Methods of Contraception -- Intrauterine contraception: the IUD -- Barrier methods of contraception -- (pt. 4) Infertility. Female infertility -- Recurrent early pregnancy loss -- Endometriosis -- Male infertility -- Induction of ovulation -- Assisted reproductive technologies -- Ectopic pregnancy
Summary "In a clear, user-friendly style enhanced by abundant illustrations, the book provides a complete explanation of the female endocrine system and its disorders and offers practical guidance on evaluation and treatment of female endocrine problems and infertility. Coverage includes the latest information on contraception and infertility, recent findings from the HERS study, and new guidelines on hormone replacement therapy during menopause."--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Endocrine gynecology.
Infertility -- Endocrine aspects
Endocrine glands -- Diseases.
Infertility, Female.
Human reproductive technology.
Endocrine System Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Infertility, Female
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted
Infertility, Female
Human reproductive technology
Endocrine glands -- Diseases
Endocrine gynecology
Infertility -- Endocrine aspects
Form Electronic book
Author Fritz, Marc A.