Fibroids. GIP – Gynaecology in Practice

  • ID: 2329470
  • Book
  • 170 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Fibroids are benign growths of the uterus. They are the most common tumours found in women (20–30% of women), usually in later reproductive years. This book covers evidence–based indications for treatment of uterine fibroids in gynecology, the management of fibroids in pregnancy, surgical treatments and outcomes, rare fibroid syndromes, and more.
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Contributors vii

Series Foreword ix

Preface xi

1 Understanding Uterine Fibroids 1Phyllis Leppert, Mazen Fouany, and James H. Segars

2 The Clinical Spectrum of Fibroid Disease 11Joshua Younger, K. Maravet Baig–Ward, James H. Segars, and Ayman Al–Hendy

3 Evidence–Based Indications for Treatment of Uterine Fibroids in Gynecology 24James L. Nodler and James H. Segars

4 Management of Fibroids in Pregnancy 36Natalie L. Johnson, Errol Norwitz, and James H. Segars

5 Management of Uterine Fibroids in the Older Woman 54Alon Talmor and Beverley J. Vollenhoven

6 Medical Management of Women with Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids 61Kristof Chwalisz and Craig A. Winkel

7 Nonsurgical Option for Fibroid Treatment: Uterine Fibroid Embolization 76Edward Fenlon and James B. Spies

8 Magnetic Resonance–Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery Treatment for Uterine Fibroids 85Ronit Machtinger and Fiona M. Fennessy

9 Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids 95E. Britton Chahine and William Catherino

10 Surgical Treatments and Outcomes 109Ryan J. Heitmann, Cindy M.P. Duke, William H. Catherino, and Alicia Y. Armstrong

11 Rare Fibroid Syndromes 120Lisa Marii Cookingham, Alicia Y. Armstrong, Aradhana Venkatesan, and James H. Segars

12 Counseling the Patient with Uterine Fibroids 134Gregory M. Christman, Courtney A. Marsh, and Elizabeth J. Campbell

Index 145

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James H. Segars
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