The Menopause

Risto Erkkola

European Practice in Gynaecology and Obstetrics is a series of books conceived and endorsed by the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG). Its aim is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information that represents the consensus of opinion among leading European experts in the field, as part of the overall aim of standardising training and practice in order to ensure quality care and facilitate exchange among physicians in all parts of Europe and the rest of the world. The topics chosen for each volume are those of significant clinical interest where treatment is changing in response to research findings and developments in practice. The volume editor and contributing authors are European specialists invited to contribute because of their expertise in their field. The books concentrate on various types of management used in European practice as well as published results. The authors present treatments for which a consensus exists and - when there is no consensus - they discuss the key elements of the controversy. Each book provides a review of the basic science, recent concepts in pathophysiology, clinical aspects, treatment and unresolved problems or controversies, as well as the major recent references. A final section provides multiple-choice questions for each chapter.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Endocrinology of the menopause. Menopause-related symptoms and their treatment. Menopause, hormone replacement therapy and quality of life. Interpreting the plasma lipoprotein profile of the postmenopausal woman. The effects of ageing and hormone replacement therapy on glucose metabolism. Hormone replacement therapy and coagulation. Current views on hormone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease. The biology and consequences of osteoporosis. The effect of hormone replacement therapy on bone. The prevention of osteoporotic fractures. The action of oestrogens in the brain. Oestrogens, cognitive functions and dementia. Female sex hormones, sleep and mood. Sexuality and menopause. Oestrogens and the lower urogenital tract. Hormone replacement therapy: when to start, when to stop? The administration and dosage of oestrogens. How to select progestin for hormone replacement therapy. Androgen replacement therapies for postmenopausal women. Alternatives to oestrogen. Alternative management of the female menopa
  • Data Publicarii : 01 Mar 2006
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 308
  • ISBN : 9780444518309
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