The Uterus: Pathology, Diagnosis, and Management
ISBN/ASIN: 9781461390886,9781461390862 | 1991 | English | pdf | 446/461 pages | 17.0 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York | Author: Rita Iovine Demopoulos, Khushbakhat Rai Mittal (auth.), Albert Altchek M.D., Liane Deligdisch M.D. (eds.) | Edition: 1
Changing approaches to diagnosis and clinical management of the uterus are comprehensively examined in this book. It gives a concise update of new concepts in physiology and pathology and their application in clinical practice. The book is designed especially for the gynecologist actively involved in patient care. Topics discussed include the pathophysiology of diethylstilbestrol (DES) changes, the immunology of the uterus, papillomaviruses and cervical neoplasia, endocervical carcinoma, mesenchymal tumors and diagnostic procedures such as colposcopy of the cervix, hysterosalpingography, and magnetic resonance imaging. The status of contemporary management is presented for hysteroscopy and hysteroscopic surgery, the congenital absence of the uterus and vagina, anovulatory dysfunctional uterine bleeding of the adolescent, uterine leiomyomata, genital prolapse, endometrial adenocarcinoma and childhood rhabdomyosarcoma of the vagina and uterus.