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cover image - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323879323
Publication Date: 01-23-2023
Page Count: 272
Imprint: Elsevier
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, 1st Edition

by Rehana Rehman, MD and Aisha Sheikh, MD


cover image - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323879323
Publication Date: 01-23-2023
Page Count: 272
Imprint: Elsevier


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Providing a holistic, global approach to all aspects of PCOS, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Basic Science to Clinical Advances Across the Lifespan offers authoritative guidance on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of this challenging syndrome. It presents a coherent, evidence-based approach to diagnosis, as well as recommendations for clinical practice grounded in recent advances in basic sciences. Unique in the field, this practical resource provides decision-making tools for endocrinologists, fertility specialists, gynecologists, and internists who diagnose and treat patients with this complex chronic condition.
    • Covers all aspects of PCOS and management across the lifespan, including short- and long-term metabolic, endocrine, and psychological challenges. 

    • Offers an integrative approach to the understanding of pathophysiology and management of PCOS in adult women and adolescent girls with a focus on genetics, microRNAs, and risk factors.  

    • Includes clinical, hormonal and metabolic features as well as diagnostic criteria and PCOS phenotypes. 

    • Presents treatment and management options for common symptoms, hirsutism, menstrual irregularity, and conception planning, including a chapter on subfertility and the male PCOS equivalent. Includes coverage of standard comorbidities, as well as a section on global approaches to patients with PCOS that addresses unique concerns, practices, and stigmas associated with how different cultures approach the disorder. 

    • Addresses the use of complementary/alternative medicine, lifestyle modification, and behavioral therapy in managing PCOS.   

    • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. 

  • SECTION I Overview of Polycystic Syndrome
    1 Introduction to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    2 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Phenotypes
    3 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Adolescents
    SECTION II Pathogenesis and Clinical Presentation
    4 Pathophysiology of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    5 Interplay of Adipocytokines With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    6 Crosstalk between Oxidative Stress and Chronic Inflammation in Pathogenesis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    7 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Subfertility: Ovulation Dysregulation and Fertility Problems (Clinical Features and Pathophysiology)
    8 Clinical Features and Presentation of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 56
    9 Diagnostic Criteria for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    10 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Metabolic Syndrome: Risks in Later Life
    11 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Mental Health
    12 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    13 Male Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Equivalent
    SECTION III Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Associated Comorbidities
    14 Pharmacologic Management of PCOS: Menstrual Irregularities
    15 Pharmacologic Management for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Hirsutism and Acne
    16 Pharmacologic Management for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Weight Loss
    17 Role of Insulin Sensitizers in the Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    18 Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    19 Management of Subfertility in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    20 Management of Associated Risks of Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    21 Importance of Lifestyle Modifications
    22 Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 23 Evidence-Based Recommendations for Clinical Practice (Future Directions: Research and Practice)
    SECTION IV Global Approach to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    24 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in South Asians
    25 Situation Analysis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Central and East Asia
    26 Situational Analysis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Southeast Asia
    27 Situation Analysis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Western Asia
    28 Situation Analysis, Cultural Beliefs, Lifestyle,and the Psychological Impact of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Europe
    29 Global Approach to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Africa
    30 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in North America
  • Rehana Rehman, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University and Aisha Sheikh, MD, Lecturer and Consultant Endocrinologist, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi


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