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
This book explains the following topics: Prolactin: Physiologic and Pathologic Associations, Pubertal and
Midlife Changes, Male Reproductive Function, The Ovarian Lifecycle,
Fertilization, Early Pregnancy And It's Disorders, Infertility Seminar,
Gynecologic Disorders, Clinical Radiology in OB/GYN, Physiology of Normal Labor
and Delivery, Maternal Physiology and Prenatal Care, Clinical Genetics,
Infectious Diseases and AIDS, Contraception or Sexual Differentiation.
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 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
The guideline covers diagnosis of early
pregnancy loss, including the use of ultrasound scanning and biochemical
testing. Investigations incur costs and the use of serial measurements may delay
decision making. The guideline includes guidance on when senior and/or
specialist advice should be sought in order to avoid errors and unnecessary
delay. The guideline does not cover pregnancy after the first trimester. It also
does not deal with unusual conditions that present with pain and bleeding, such
as hydatidiform mole, which require a different form of treatment.
Author(s): National Collaborating Centre for
Women's and Children's Health (UK)
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 details about Breast Cancer Risk
Factors: Increasing Age, Family History, Genetic Factors, Neoplastic and Benign
Risk Factors, Exogenous Hormones, Menstrual and Obstetric History, Other
Exogenous Factors, Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Models and Future
Improvements in Risk Prediction.
This note covers the following
topics: Silicone Chemistry, Implant Catalogue, Implant Types, Implant Shell
Characteristics, Silicone Toxicology, Reoperations and Specific Local and
Perioperative Complications, Immunology of Silicone.
Bondurant, Virginia Ernster and Roger Herdman