Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: 26 features a collection of in depth reviews of the latest developments in the field. Written in an accessible and easy to read format and featuring such topics as the obese woman in late pregnancy and labour, minimising complications associated with Caesarean Section and domestic violence and its relevance in obstetrics and gynaecology, each chapter provides a comprehensive overview, and emphasises the salient points of interest. This latest volume in the series is an invaluable resource for busy clinicians and those sitting RCOG membership examinations.
- 13 chapters summarising important recent advances within the field of obstetrics and gynaecology
- All topics are written in a practical and clinically relevant manner, further enhanced by the ‘key clinical points for practice’ sections at the end of each chapter
- Provides an effective exam revision tool for MRCOG(UK)
- All chapters written by expert authors ensuring authoritative and accurate content
- Full colour photographs throughout
William Ledger MA DPhil (Oxon) MB ChB FRCOG FRANZCOG CREI
Head and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Justin Clark MBChB MD(Hons) MRCOG
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Birmingham Women's Hospital, UK
Table of Contents
1. Use of aortic balloon in massive post-partum hemorrhage 2. Fetal fibronectin and cervical ultrasound in prediction of preterm labour 3. Medical managment of endometriosis 4. Current state of antibody-based immunotherapy for ovarian cancer 5. The obese woman in late pregnancy and labour 6. First trimester identification of risk of pre-eclampsia 7. Selective progesterone receptor modulators in gynaecology 8. Minimising complications associated with Caesarean Section 9. Changing practices in the management of first trimester miscarriage 10. The future of cervical screening 11. Domestic violence and its relevance in obstetrics and gynaecology 12. Pregnancy after assisted reproductive technology 13. Induction of labour: who, when, how and where?