Table of Contents

Fertilization and Embryogenesis.
Reproductive Genetics.
Reproductive Anatomy.
Reproductive Endocrinology.
Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology.
Medical-Legal Risk Management.
History, Physical Examination, and Preventive Health Care.
Interaction of Medical Diseases and Female Physiology.
Emotional Aspects of Gynecology.
Endoscopy: Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy.
Congenital Abnormalities of the Female Reproductive Tract.
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.
Family Planning.
Menopause and Care of the Mature Woman.
Breast Diseases.
Spontaneous Abortion and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.
Ectopic Pregnancy.
Benign Gynecologic Lesions.
Anatomic Defects of the Abdominal Wall and Pelvic Floor.
Lower Urinary Tract Function and Disorders.
Anal Incontinence.
Genital Tract Infections.
Preoperative Counseling and Management.
Perioperative Management of Complications.
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
Principles of Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy in Gynecologic Cancer.
Intraepithelial Neoplasia of the Lower Genital Tract (Cervix, Vagina, Vulva).
Malignant Diseases of the Cervix.
Neoplastic Diseases of the Vulva.
Malignant Diseases of the Vagina.
Neoplastic Diseases of the Uterus.
Neoplastic Diseases of the Ovary.
Fallopian Tube and Peritoneal Carcinoma.
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease.
Molecular Oncology in Gynecologic Cancer.
Primary and Secondary Dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual Syndrome, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea and Precocious Puberty.
Hyperprolactinemia, Galactorrhea, and Pituitary Adenomas.
Hyperandrogenism and Androgen Excess.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
In Vitro Fertilization "Comprehensive Gynecology is now in its seventh edition, and it is humbling to note that it has almost been 30 years since the first edition was published in 1987 ... Rather than adding new chapters, we have split some in two to provide better focus on the subject areas, and also organized the chapters to provide better flow. We have added several co-authors, continuing the trend we established with the previous edition. This is a major departure from the early editions, where the four editors wrote all of the chapters. We feel adding additional talent to the authorship provides a more comprehensive and validated approach to the dissemination of knowledge in gynecology."--Preface.