This volume offers an up-to-date overview on the major areas of gynecological endocrinology, presenting the latest advances in assisted reproduction, menstrual-related disorders, adolescent gynecology, sexuality and transsexualism, polycystic ovary syndrome, myometrial pathology and adenomyosis, obesity and metabolic syndrome, hormonal contraception, premature ovarian failure and menopause. In each chapter the recent advances deriving from basic science and clinical investigations are related to the practical management of the condition under consideration, taking into account the need for individualized therapies. The book is published within the ISGE Book Series, a joint venture between the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology and Springer and is based on the 2014 International School of Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology Winter Course. It will be an important tool for obstetricians and gynecologists, endocrinologists and experts in women's health as well as interested GPs.
Adolescent Gynecology: Disorders of the menstrual cycle during adolescence.- From life-style to insulin sensitizers for PCOS.- Polycystic ovary syndrome: from contraception to Hormone Replacement Therapy.- Management of adolescent hyperandrogenism.- Prevention of adolescent pregnancies.- Transsexualism: endocrine aspects.- Hormonal Contraception: How to find the right the contraceptive method for the right woman.- Hormonal Contraceptives: Progestogen and Thrombotic Risk.- Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Fibroids, Adenomyosis and Endometriosis: Heavy menstrual bleeding – the daily challenge for the gynecologist.- Fibroids and adenomyosis, current treatment options.- Effects on sexual function of medical and surgical therapy for endometriosis.- Assisted Reproduction: the Endocrine Impact: In patients with only one or two oocytes, is it better IVF-ET or ICSI?.- Supplementation with DHEAS in poor responder patients.- Premature ovarian failure: how to solve fertility.- Metabolic Syndrome: Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders in Aging Women.- Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome: impact and relationship with menopausal transition.- Menopause: Cardiovascular prevention at the menopausal transition: role of hormonal therapies.- Menopause and HRT: doubts and certainties.- Breast Cancer: Androgen receptor and breast cancer.- Breast cancer: preservation of fertility and pregnancy after cancer.- Low Malignant ovarian tumors.