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Title Novel insights into the pathophysiology & treatment of PCOS / editors, Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, Shahla Nader, Dimitrios Panidis
Published London, England : Future Medicine Ltd (Unitec House, 2 Albert Place, London N3 1QB, UK), ©2012


Description 1 online resource (137 pages) : color illustrations, digital file
Contents Novel insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome / Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, Shahla Nader & Dimitrios Panidis -- Definition criteria and diagnostic assessments / Francesco Orio, Alessio Volpe, Vincenza Di Stasi, Silvia Savastano, Gaetano Lombardi & Annamaria Colao -- Pathogenesis / Anna Maria Fulghesu, Roberta Magnini, Alessandra Cappai & Silvia Mazzella -- Novel insights into the pathophysiology of PCOS : the role of environmental toxins / Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis -- Management of menstrual disorders and endometrial hyperplasia / Gaetano Lombardi, Vincenza Di Stasi, Alessio Volpe, Silvia Savastano, Annamaria Colao & Francesco Orio -- Polycystic ovary syndrome and fertility / Naila Goldenberg & Charles J. Glueck -- Appropriate use of metformin in early pregnancy : is there a role for first trimester use? / Dimitrios Panidis & Konstantinos Tziomalos -- Oral contraceptives : indications and cautions / Shahla Nader -- Predictors of success and optimization of treatment in infertile PCOS patients / Stefano Palomba, Angela Falbo & Giovanni Battista La Sala -- Management of the metabolic syndrome and glucose intolerance in women with PCOS / Renato Pasquali -- Polycystic ovary syndrome : prognosis and risk of comorbidity / Tristan Hardy, Sunita De Sousa & Robert J. Norman -- Index
Summary Polycystic ovary syndrome, a state of hyperandrogenism and anovulation affecting approximately 7% of reproductive age-women, has assumed center stage in the field of reproductive endocrinology. This book, authored by renowned physicians in endocrinology, gynecology and reproductive sciences, summarizes current knowledge relating to polycystic ovary syndrome, its management and its adverse long-term consequences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Pathophysiology
Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Treatment
Metabolic syndrome -- Complications
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- physiopathology
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- therapy
Metabolic Syndrome -- complications
Form Electronic book
Author Diamanti-Kandarakis, Evanthia.
Nader, Shahla.
Panidis, Dimitrios
Future Medicine Ltd
ISBN 9781780841779
Other Titles Novel insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of PCOS
Novel insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome