This note is designed to give the student a clear understanding
of the pathophysiology of the menstrual cycle, fertilization, implantation, ovum
growth development, differentiation and associated abnormalities. Disorders of
fetal development including the principles of teratology and the mechanism of
normal and abnormal parturition will be covered as well as the pathophysiology
of the breast and disorders of lactation. Fetal asphyxia and its consequences
will be reviewed with emphasis on the technology currently available for its
This small-sized book concentrates on highlighting some practical
issues mainly related to infertility and assisted reproduction. You will find
detailed answers for many controversial issues in this field.
This note covers the following topics: Pregnancy, also
known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops
inside a woman. Chronology, Development of embryo and fetus, Recreational drugs,
Prenatal care, Exposure to toxins, Sexual activity, Intercurrent diseases,
Medical imaging, Epidemiology, Society and culture.
This book, written for women who have no special knowledge of medicine,
aims to answer the questions which occur to them in the course of
pregnancy.Directions for safeguarding their health have been given in detail,
and emphasis has been placed upon such measures as may serve to prevent serious
This book highlights
the impact of genital tract infections on female infertility, male infertility,
and even veterinary infertility. A comprehensive source on genital infections
essential for all infertility specialists is now at your hands.
This book provides broad, science-based
information regarding the most common major surgical procedure performed, i.e.
Cesarean Delivery. The book provides relevant scientific literature regarding
epidemiology and rates of cesarean delivery in low and high income countries and
the impact of the disparities in the rate of cesarean delivery between
countries.How to Manage Labor Induction or Augmentation to Decrease the Cesarean
Deliveries Rate, Timing of Elective Cesarean Delivery at Term, Anesthesia for
Cesarean Section, Cesarean Delivery: Surgical Techniques, Neurological
Complications of Regional Anesthesia and Breastfeeding After a Cesarean
Gynecology is frequently
changing due to extensive implementation of high technology in both, the
diagnosis and management of gynecologic problems. General gynecologists,
gynecologic endocrinologists, infertility specialists, gynecologic endoscopists,
and gynecologic oncologists will find attractive, new information in this book.
This atlas was
undertaken with the idea that, there are many excellent text books,
compendiums, and atlases on gynecology, there is no book which gives the student
and physician the material which personal clinical observation should supply.
This book provides a solution for this issue. The author has been made the text as practical as possible.
textbook by multi-disciplinary team of experts summarising the most up-to-date
concepts and management strategies in urogynaecology. The field of
Urogynaecology has expanded dramatically over the past decade with the advent of
a number of new medical and surgical treatment modalities. The evidence base on
pelvic floor dysfunction has also grown extensively. This multi-contributor text
will prove invaluable to gynecology, urology and surgery registrars and
specialists. Physiotherapists and nurses working in the field of Urogynaecology
will also find it extremely useful.
of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cape Town
Book providing practical approach to broad range of
procedures in obstetrics and gynaecology.As doctors practicing Obstetrics and
Gynaecology, we care for women on a daily basis who are dependant on our level
of practical competence. Our ability to perform a broad range of procedures
enables us to in the very least improve the quality of life in women and often
save the lives of mothers and babies. Authors have been selected by virtue of
their experience with the procedure and the reader is therefore allowed to glean
from their experience. This book is aimed at any physician requiring a practical
approach to performing procedures in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Houseman,
interns, residents, registrars and junior specialists will find it very useful.
Author(s): Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
University of Cape Town
This note covers the following
topics such as Approach to the patient, Differential diagnosis of common
gynecological complaints, Pelvic relaxation, Prolapse, Reproductive
endocrinology, Urinary incontinence, Gynecological oncology, Endoscopic surgery
in gynecology, Endometriosis, Adenomyosis and Gynecological infections