Ultrasound scanning of the female pelvis: Normal findings. Ultrasound for differential diagnosis of adnexal masses. Ultrasound features of ovarian malignancies. Ultrasound assessment of intra-abdominal spread of ovarian cancer. Ultrasound features of endometrial cancer. Ultrasound features of uterine sarcomas. Ultrasound assessment of loco-regional spread of endometrial cancer. Ultrasound features of uterine cervical cancer. Ultrasound features of gestational trophoblastic disease. Ultrasound-guided procedures in Gynecologic Oncology. Ultrasound in vulvar and vaginal cancer.
This innovative guide will help gynecologists or gynecologic surgeons to monitor the staging and progress of oncology treatment. An international expert here shows what office ultrasound can be used to achieve, how it correlates with other clinical findings, and how it can be integrated as necessary with other modalities and with the latest technological advances and developments in the field.
- offers a succinct and practical guide for diagnosing all common types of gynecologic cancer
- illustrates its text with color photography and staging tables
- covers normal and benign pathologies
Juan Luis Alcazar MD, PhD, has been Co-Chairman of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Medical School of the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, since 2016; and Full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2015. He has run training courses in centers such as the Center Europeen de Formation Practique à la Chirurgie Endoscopique, Perigueux, France, and the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A. He is a member of the editorial board of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and reviewer for major impact journals such as Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Lancet Oncology, International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maturitas, Gynecologic Endocrinology and Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 papers in peer-review journals, edited a book about Gynecology and Obstetrics for medical students, and contributed chapters to more than 30 books.