Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Edited by Rehana Rehman, MD and Aisha Sheikh, MD
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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. 

Key Features
  • 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. 

ISBN 9780323879323
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2023
Author Information Edited by 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
Table of Content 1 Introduction to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
2 Classification of PCOS
3 PCOS Phenotypes
4 PCOS in Adolescents
5 Pathophysiology of PCOS
6 Interplay of Adipocytokines with PCOS
7 Crosstalk between Oxidative Stress and Chronic Inflammation in Pathogenesis of PCOS
8 PCOS and Subfertility: Ovulation Dysregulation,    Fertility Problems
8 PCOS and Subfertility: Ovulation Dysregulation,    Fertility Problems
9 Clinical Features/Presentation   of PCOS
10 Diagnostic Criteria for PCOS
11 PCOS & Metabolic Syndrome & Risks in Later Life
12 PCOS and Mental Health 
13 PCOS and Liver Diseases
14 Male PCOS equivalent
15 Pharmacological Management for PCOS: Menstrual Irregularities
16 Pharmacological Management for PCOS: Hirsutism and Acne
17 Pharmacological Management for PCOS: Weight Management
18 Role of Insulin Sensitizers in Management of PCOS
19 Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in PCOS
20 Management for Subfertility 
21 Management of Associated Risks of Pregnancy in PCOS
22 Importance of Life-Style Modifications
23 Role of Complementary-Alternative Medicine
24 Evidence Based Recommendations for Clinical Practice (Future Directions: Research and Practice)
25 South Asia
26 Central and East Asia
27 Situational Analysis of PCOS in South East Asia
28 West Asia
29 Europe
30 Africa
31 North America
Publication Date 27-02-2023
Pages 300
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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