Disorders of Menstruation

Author: Paul Marshburn

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  • ISBN: 9781444332773
  • Author: Paul Marshburn
  • Publ Date: 2011-03-04
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 208
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13878

Table of Contents :

Series Foreword.
Dedications.
Contributors.
1 Overview: Disorders of Menstruation (Paul B. Marshburn andBradley S. Hurst0.
2 Prepubertal Genital Bleeding (Kristin M. Rager, Preeti P.Matkins, and Tara M. Vick).
3 Irregular Vaginal Bleeding and Amenorrhea During the PubertalYears (Bradley S. Hurst).
4 Menstrual Disorders During the Reproductive Years (MichelleL. Matthews).
5 Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding in Hyperandrogenic OvulatoryDysfunction (Rebecca S. Usadi).
6 Abnormal Uterine Bleeding due to Anatomic Causes: Diagnosis(Bradley S. Hurst).
7 Abnormal Uterine Bleeding due to Anatomic Causes: Treatment(Bradley S. Hurst).
8 Infrequent Menstrual Bleeding and Amenorrhea During theReproductive Years (Paul B. Miller).
9 Menstrual Cycle-related Clinical Disorders (Paul B.Marshburn).
10 Irregular Bleeding During the Menopause Transition (IsiahD. Harris and William D. Schlaff).
11 Postmenopausal Bleeding (Karen D. Bradshaw and DavidTait).
Index.
Colour plate section.

Description:

Learn how to interpret menstrual cycle events as vital signs forwomen.

Irregularities in the pattern and amount of vaginal bleeding ofuterine origin are often signs of pathology or an aberration in thefunction of the hypothalamic, pituitary, and ovarian system. Thetype of menstrual disorder when coupled to the women's age can giveimportant signals as to the likely problem.

Disorders of Menstruation follows the reproductivelifetime of women, from prepubertal abnormalities through the yearsof potential child bearing to menopause and beyond. The authorsprovide a conceptual framework to understand the mechanismsresponsible for abnormal menstrual bleeding or early pregnancyfailure.

This clinically focused book is written for any practicingclinician who provides healthcare for girls and women. Disordersof Menstruation highlights accurate diagnostic algorithms thatlead to evidence-based therapy or minimally invasive surgery usingapproaches that are practical, efficient, and cost-effective.

A new addition to the Gynecology in Practice series.


Review:

"It provides a quality, quick reference to common gynecologicissues. I particularly appreciate its emphasis on the menstrualcycle as a vital sign and reference point for evaluating commongynecological pathology. This book should be strongly considered byany busy clinician who takes care of women from prepuberty tomenopause." (Doody's, 2 September 2011)

Author Biography:


Paul B. Marshburn, MD and Bradley S. Hurst, MD Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility,Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carolinas Medical Center,Charlotte, NC, USA


 

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