Item description for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by Gautam N. Allahbadia Rubina Merchant...
Our knowledge about infertility has expanded and improved significantly in recent years and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is now recognised as a major cause. PCOS is a term which covers a variety of symptoms, and in this new volume the editors have compiled a wide ranging collection of studies dealing with diverse aspects of PCOS, including genetics, pathophysiology, cardiovascular effects, treatment required and long term consequences. Previous books on PCOS have been expensive high level, research oriented works. This new volume is different. All the chapters have been written with the student in mind. Obstetrics and gynaecology students need to know about PCOS and this book is an accessible comprehensive overview to the subject. Contents: 1. History and Origins of PCOS 2. Prevalence and Diagnosis 3. Genetics of PCOS 4. Pathophysioloogy of PCOS and its consequences 5. Impaired Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Resistance 6. Obesity 7. Hyperandrogenemia 8. Dyslipidemia 9. Risk of Cardiovascular Disease 10. Infertility 11. Therapy 12. Insulin-Sensitizing Drugs 13. Induction of Ovulation 14. Surgical Treatment 15. Pregnancy and PCOS 16. Long Term Consequences and Lifestyle Modifications
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 7.8" Height: 1" Weight: 2.15 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Anshan Ltd
ISBN 1904798748 ISBN13 9781904798743