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Uterine Leiomyomas
Pathogenesis and Management
edited by Ivo Brosens

Uterine Leiomyomas focuses on the contemporary management of fibroids.

Features:

  • Only book to cover medical and surgical management of fibroids
  • Common disorder [one in three women] - therefore seen by all gynecologists
  • New medical therapies coming to the market

Contents

Basic Sciences

  • Epidemiology
  • Molecular pathogenesis
  • Regulation of smooth muscle cell growth
  • Gene expression and hormonal response
  • Angiogenesis and vascular response
  • Vascular structure

Clinical

  • Clinical presentations and symptoms
  • Impact on Reproductive Function
  • Leiomyomata in pregnancy
  • Leiomyomata and sarcoma
  • Sonography
  • MR imaging
  • Office diagnosis of submucous leiomyomata

Therapeutic

  • Hysterectomy
  • Transabdominal myomectomy
  • Transcervical resection
  • Medical therapy
  • The cost-effectiveness of treatments

New Develpments

  • Uterine leiomyomata embolization
  • Laparoscopic occlusion of uterine vessels
  • High intgensity focused ultrasound
  • Effectiveness of Asoprisnil in treating leiomyomata

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Uterine Leiomyomas
Pathogenesis and Management
edited by Ivo Brosens

2005 360 pages $208.95 + shipping
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