Women's Health and Disease

Edited by Edited by George Creatsas and George Mastorakos (University of Athens Medical School, Greece) and George P. Chrousos (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland; University of Athens Medical School, Greece)
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Women's Health and Disease

Published: December 2006

Volume 1092

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The entire span of a woman's reproductive years and beyond is the scope of this volume, which presents research covering events from first menstruation through the post-menopausal years. Special care has been taken to balance basic research and clinical information.The volume comprises chapters on first menstruation, hypothalamic amenorrhea, implantation and recurrent abortion, XX metabolic syndrome, endometriosis, menopause, osteoporosis, minimally invasive surgery, assisted reproduction, ultrasound imaging in obstetrics, estrogen receptor modulators, and urogynecology. Papers on fertility drugs and gynecologic cancer, contraception today, prenatal genetic diagnosis, cloning and stem cells, transdermal hormone therapy, and estrogen and brain function are included.