Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a comprehensive clinical reference work for primary care physicians, internists, general endocrinologists, obstetricians, gynecologists and students. PCOS is a common but frequently misdiagnosed disease. Many symptoms can be alleviated by early intervention and effective management.Prominent endocrinologists are gathered to detail current research and treatment in this metabolic disorder, affecting a growing population. The chapters are comprehensive, providing cutting edge knowledge on pathogenesis, manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of PCOS. Each chapter will be concise concluding with cogent practice points. Case reports throughout will further illustrate the variety of patient diagnoses and treatments to further assist the reader. The variety of medical issues presenting in PCOS patients result in late referrals or in- appropriate advice. This title will be a tool in a further understanding of the metabolic and genetic basis of PCOS, while providing management strategies.Table of contents Introduction.- Part 1. The Syndrome.- The menstrual cycle in PCOS.- Imaging.- Part 2. Insulin resistance in PCOS.- Genetics of PCOS.- Genetics of insulin resistance.- Uterine origins and evolution in childhood.- Part 3. Hyperandrogenism.- Infertility in PCOS.- Risk of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome.- Risks and prevention of cardiovascular disease.- Pregnancy complications.- Sleep disorders.- Depression and dementia.- Risks of malignancy.- Part 4. Diet.- Exercise.- Psychological support.- Medical treatment.- Treatment of hirsuitism and acne.- Ovulation induction.- Surgical management.- After the menopause.- Index.
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Titolo: Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Autori: Farid - Diamanti Kandarakis - Evanthia
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina rigida
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