Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery offers a succinct overview of both the medical and surgical management of reproductive disorders, as well as coverage of associated imaging modalities. The book includes chapters on major reproductive endocrinology and infertility issues such as polycystic ovary syndrome and amenorrhea, management of endometriosis and fibroids (including interventional radiology), imaging modalities such as ultrasonography and sonohysterography, preservation of fertility, and recurrent pregnancy loss. Residents, fellows, and practitioners interested in reproductive endocrinology and infertility will find this focused and practical text invaluable.
Chapter 1: Ovarian Hormones: Structure, Biosynthesis, Function, Mechanism of Action, and Laboratory Diagnosis Manjula K. Gupta and Su-Ynn Chia Chapter 2: Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis and Control of the Menstrual Cycle Victor E. Beshay and Bruce R. Carr Chapter 3: Female and Male Gametogenesis Nina Desai, Jennifer Ludgin, Rakesh Sharma, J. Anirudh Kumar, and Ashok Agarwal Chapter 4: Normal Puberty and Pubertal Disorders M. Jonathon Solnik and Joseph S. Sanfilippo Chapter 5: Fertilization and Implantation Levent Mutlu, Matthew Macer, and Hugh S. Taylor Chapter 6: Reproductive Imaging Miriam S. Krause, Tiffany D. Justice, Rhiana D. Saunders, R. Ashley Milam, and Steven T. Nakajima Chapter 7: Amenorrhea Melissa F. Wellons and Robert W. Rebar Chapter 8: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Erika B. Johnston-MacAnanny, John Kyun Park, and Sarah L. Berga Chapter 9: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Sonia Elguero, Justin R. Lappen, and William W. Hurd Chapter 10 : Menopause James H. Liu and Francisco Arredondo Chapter 11: Male Infertility Mark Gibson and Ahmad O. Hammoud Chapter 12: Female Infertility and Fertility Preservation Candice O'Hern Perfetto, Gary M. Horowitz, Mohamed A. Bedaiwy, Tommaso Falcone, Jeffrey M. Goldberg, Marjan Attaran, Ashok Agarwal, and Lynn M.Westphal Chapter 13: Recurrent Early Pregnancy Loss Paul Robert Brezina and William H. Kutteh Chapter 14: Induction of Ovulation Alan M. Martinez and Steven R. Lindheim Chapter 15: ART: Clinical and Laboratory Aspects Beth Plante, Gary D. Smith, and Sandra Ann Carson Chapter 16: Hysteroscopic Management of Intrauterine Disorders: Polypectomy, Myomectomy, Endometrial Ablation, Adhesiolysis, and Removal of Uterine Septum Michelle G. Park and Keith B. Isaacson Chapter 17: Gynecologic Laparoscopy Mohamed A. Bedaiwy, Howard T. Sharp, Tommaso Falcone, and William W. Hurd Chapter 18: Uterine Leiomyomas Shahryar K. Kavoussi, Layne Kumetz, and Gregory M. Christman Chapter 19: Tubal Disease and Ectopic Pregnancy Rebecca Flyckt and Jeffrey M. Goldberg Chapter 20: Endometriosis Dan I. Lebovic and Tommaso Falcone Chapter 21: Surgical Techniques for Management of Anomalies of the Mullerian Ducts Marjan Attaran
Tommaso Falcone, MD, FRCS(C), FACOG, is Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and Chairman of the Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. He is Vice Chairman of the Office of Professional Staff Affairs of the Cleveland Clinic. He is co-editor of a textbook, Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery (Elsevier). He is co-author of a laparoscopic surgery atlas (Elsevier) and co-editor of Congenital Mullerian Anomalies (Lippincott). He is also co-author of a patient educational book titled Overcoming Infertility. Dr. Hurd is Professor of Reproductive Biology and the Lilian Hanna Baldwin Chair endowed in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology Infertility at University Hospitals/MacDonald Women's Hospital. For almost two decades, he has been an active clinician and researcher focusing on reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He started his academic career as the Director of the IVF program at the University of Michigan Medical School. He then directed the IVF program and Reproductive Endocrinology Division at Indiana University School of Medicine. Most recently, he was the Chief of OB/GYN and the Assistant Dean for Military Affairs at Write State University School of Medicine in Dayton Ohio. Dr. Hurd came to University Hospitals in 2007 after finishing a 31 year career with the US Air Force Reserve.