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Women's Health and Disease, Volume 1205. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • ID: 2178934
  • Book
  • Region: New York
  • 292 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This field of women s health and disease has been attracting the attention of the scientific community over the past 50 years. At the dawn of the 21st century a substantial amount of accumulated knowledge has found its way to clinical application giving rise, however, to new pertinent questions. The volume covers issues concerning women's health and disease, keeping a particular interest on gynecology, obstetrics, endocrinology, and assisted reproduction. The volume includes contributions that present a balance not only between basic and clinical science, but also between preventive and therapeutic approaches.

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Continuing education and clinical research for the training of obstetricians and gynecologists in EuropeGeorge Creatsas and George Mastorakos

The role of gonadotropins in the follicular phaseIoannis E. Messinis, Christina I. Messini and Konstantinos Dafopoulos

Bone acquisition during adolescence in athletesKostas B. Markou, Anastasia Theodoropoulou, Athanasios Tsekouras, Apostolos G. Vagenakis and Neoklis A. Georgopoulos

Umbilical cord blood stem cells: what to expectXiao Yan Zhong, Bei Zhang, Reza Asadollahi, Shyan Huey Low and Wolfgang Holzgreve

Evaluation and management of adolescent amenorrheaEfthimios Deligeoroglou, Nikolaos Athanasopoulos, Pandelis Tsimaris, Konstantinos D. Dimopoulos, Nikolaos Vrachnis and G. Creatsas

Athletic amenorrhea: energy deficit or psychogenic challenge?Samuel A. Pauli and Sarah L. Berga

The influence of intensive physical training on growth and pubertal development in athletesNeoklis A. Georgopoulos, Nikolaos D. Roupas, Anastasia Theodoropoulou, Athanasios Tsekouras, Apostolos G. Vagenakis and Kostas B. Markou

Pathophysiology of bone loss in the female athleteIrene Lambrinoudaki and Dimitra Papadimitriou

Can HPV testing replace the pap smear?Theodoros Agorastos, Alexandros Sotiriadis and Konstantinos Chatzigeorgiou

Clinical management of HPV–related disease of the lower genital tractM. Kyrgiou, G. Valasoulis, C. Founta, G. Koliopoulos, P. Karakitsos, M. Nasioutziki, I. Navrozoglou, N. Dalkalitsis and E. Paraskevaidis

The role of stress in female reproduction and pregnancy: an updateThomas Vrekoussis, Sophia N. Kalantaridou, George Mastorakos, Emmanuel Zoumakis, Antonis Makrigiannakis, Marika Syrrou, Lazaros G. Lavasidis, Kostas Relakis and George P. Chrousos

The effects of adipose tissue and adipocytokines in human pregnancyG. Valsamakis, S. Kumar, G. Creatsas and G. Mastorakos

The role of adipocytokines in fetal growthDespina D. Briana and Ariadne Malamitsi–Puchner

Establishing consensus criteria for the diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy following the HAPO studyEran Hadar and Moshe Hod

Perinatal mortality in diabetic pregnancyN. Vitoratos, N. Vrachnis, G. Valsamakis, K. Panoulis and G. Creatsas

Fetal origins of adult diabetesChristina Kanaka–Gantenbein

Coagulation disorders in pregnancy: acquired and inherited thrombophiliasChiara Benedetto, Luca Marozio, Anna Maria Tavella, Loredana Salton, Sara Grivon and Francesca Di Giampaolo

Intrauterine inflammation and preterm deliveryN. Vrachnis, N. Vitoratos, Z. Iliodromiti, S. Sifakis, E. Deligeoroglou and G. Creatsas

Management of premature prelabor rupture of the membranesHelena Strevens, Kirsten Allen and Jim G. Thornton

Neonatal outcome of preterm deliveryNicoletta Iacovidou, Marianna Varsami and Angeliki Syggellou

Is it possible to reduce obstetrical brachial plexus palsy by optimal management of shoulder dystocia?Stergios K. Doumouchtsis and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Congenital cytomegalovirus infectionAngeliki Syggelou, N. Iacovidou, S. Kloudas, Z. Christoni and V. Papaevangelou

Fetal origins of the metabolic syndrome (pages 148 155)Nektaria Xita and Agathocles Tsatsoulis

The impact of insulin resistance on woman′s health and potential treatment optionsKonstantinos Lois, Georgios Valsamakis, Georgio Mastorakos and Sudhesh Kumar

Diagnosis and management of hirsutismHéctor F. Escobar–Morreale

Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescenceVincenzina Bruni, Metella Dei, Sara Nannini, Daniela Balzi and Daniela Nuvolone

Peroxisome proliferator–activated receptor–? and –d polymorphisms in women with polycystic ovary syndromeP. Christopoulos, G. Mastorakos, M. Gazouli, E. Deligeoroglou, I. Katsikis, E. Diamanti–Kandarakis, D. Panidis and G. Creatsas

Metformin in polycystic ovary syndromeEvanthia Diamanti–Kandarakis, Frangiskos Economou, Sotiria Palimeri and Charikleia Christakou

Evidence–based management of poor ovarian responseChristos A. Venetis, Efstratios M. Kolibianakis, Theoni B. Tarlatzi and Basil C. Tarlatzis

Endometriosis and assisted reproduction techniquesPäivi Härkki, Aila Tiitinen and Olavi Ylikorkala

Fertility drugs and ovarian cancer risk: a critical review of the literatureNikos F. Vlahos, Konstantinos P. Economopoulos and George Creatsas

Cryopreservation of human genetic materialYoel Shufaro and Joseph G. Schenker

Update on the role of ovarian corticotropin–releasing hormoneErasmia Kiapekou, Evangelia Zapanti, George Mastorakos and Dimitris Loutradis

The future of women′s contraception: stakes and modalitiesJustine Hugon–Rodin, Nathalie Chabbert–Buffet and Philippe Bouchard

Hormonal contraception in obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and diabetesSven O. Skouby

Estrogen therapy and Alzheimer′s dementiaMichael C. Craig and D.G.M. Murphy

Menopause and sexuality: key issues in premature menopause and beyondAlessandra Graziottin

Effectiveness of phytoestrogens in climacteric medicineFarook Al–Azzawi and May Wahab

Is the decrease in breast cancer incidence related to a decrease in postmenopausal hormone therapy?A. Gompel and G. Plu–Bureau

Bone anabolic versus bone anticatabolic treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosisGeorge P. Lyritis, Thomas Georgoulas and Christos P Zafeiris

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