Endometriosis: Advanced Management and Surgical Techniques

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Camran R. Nezhat, Gary S. Berger, Farr Nezhat, Veasy C. Jr. Buttram, Ceana H. Nezhat
Springer Science & Business Media, 2012 M12 6 - 296 pages
Endometriosis is one of the most common diseases of women. This book provides a practical, clinical and thorough examination of both the medical and surgical treatment of this disease. A world renowned group of contributors address basic issues, management approaches and selected special topics, emphasizing the latest advanced operative techniques.
Topics include: - minimally invasive and advanced laparoscopic surgical technique in the treatment of endometriosis - treatment of endometriosis of the ovaries, cul-de-sac, gastrointestinal and urinary tracts, and extragenital sites - management of recurrent endometriosis - treatment of infertility and pelvic pain associated with endometriosis - guidelines for medical management and combined medical-surgical management.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Approach tothe Patient With Suspected Endometriosis
Epidemiology ofEndometriosis
Histogenesis of Peritoneal Endometriosis
Pathogenesis of Pelvic Pain in Endometriosis
Pathogenesisof Infertility in Endometriosis
Rationale for Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
The History of Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
Treatment ofOvarian Endometriosis
Treatment ofEndometriosis of the CuldeSac
Extragenital Endometriosis
Endometriosis of the Intestine and Genitourinary Tract
Recurrent Endometriosis
Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Bilateral Salpingo
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