Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman

Over 50% new material representing the vast amount of information available since the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trials were completed making this the most up-to-date reference on postmenopausal women

Includes several new sections on comparisons between clinical trials and observational data, urology, and pelvic support

Each section is preceded by a preface to put the area into context with many chapters having suggested treatment regimens.

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Tipologia: Libro
Autore: Lobo R.
Sottotitolo: Basic and Clinical Aspects
Pubblicato: 2007, Line Illustrations: 217, Halftones: 7, Measurements: 216 X 276 mm, Pages: 912
Casa Editrice: Elsevier-Academic Press
ISBN: 0-12-369443-4
Sommario: Menopause: A Signal for the Future
Basics to Enhance Our Understanding
Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors
Genetic Programming in Ovarian Development and Oogenesis
Ovarian Anatomy and Physiology
Endocrinology Changes During the Perimenopause
Epidemiology of Menopause: Demographics, Environmental Influences, and Ethnic and International Differences in the Menopausal Experience
Ovarian Senescence & Options
Premature Ovarian Failure
Reproductive Options for Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women
The Perimenopause
Neuroendocrine Regulation of the Perimenopause Transition
Changes in the Menstrual Pattern during the Menopause Transition
Decisions Regarding Treatment during the Menopause Transition
Use of Contraceptives for Older Women
Changes Occurring After Menopause
Menopausal Hot Flashes
Clinical Effects of Sex Steroids on the Brain
Impact of the Changing Hormonal Milieu on Psychological Functioning
Connective Tissue Changes in the Menopause and with Hormone Replacement Therapy
Menopause and the Skin
Urogenital Symptoms around the Menopause and beyond
Vulvovaginal Complaints
Sexuality: Clinical Implications from Epidemiological Studies
Brain Function
Menopause and Cognition
Cognitive Health in the Postmenopausal Woman
The Role of Sex Steroids in Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Treatment
Estrogens and Depression in Women
Bone Changes
Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis
Assessment of Bone Density and Bone Strength
Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover
Interventions: Estrogens and Osteoporosis
Treatment of Osteoporosis
Potentials of Estrogens in the Prevention of Osteoarthritis: Current Knowledge and Pending Questions
Cardiovascular (Expanded Intro Section)
Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease in Postmenopausal Women
Mechanism of Action of Estrogens on the Cardiovascular System
Lipids and Lipoproteins and Effects of Hormone Therapy
The Effects of Hormone Therapy on Inflammatory, Hemostatic, and Fibrinolytic Markers in Postmenopausal Women
Hormone Therapy and Hemostasis
Risk of Pulmonary Embolism/ Venous Thrombosis – risks and efficacy of HT
Glucose Metabolism after Menopause
Reproductive Stage and Estrogen Artery Effects
Randomized Controlled Trials and the Effects of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy on Cardiovascular Disease: Facts, Hypotheses and Clinical Perspective
Bodyweight, Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Risk of Breast Cancer
Postmenopausal Breast Surveillance
Endometrial Cancer and Hormonal Replacement Therapy
Detection and Surveillance of Endometrial Hyperplasia and Carcinoma (tentative)
Ovarian Cancer and Its Detection
Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopause Breast, Colorectal and Lung Cancer: An Update
Clinical Trial and Observational Data
The Women’s Health Initiative- Data and Discussion
Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy in the 21st Century: Reconciling Findings from Observational Studies and Randomized Clinical Trials
Morbidity and Mortality with Hormone Therapy
Life Cycle and QOL
Issues Relating to Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women and Their Measurement
Role of Exercise and Nutrition
Complementary Medicine: Herbs, Phytoestrogens and other CAM Therapies
Urinary Symptoms and Pelvic Support
Lower Urinary Tract Disorders in Postmenopausal Women
Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Postmenopausal Women
Hormonal Therapy
Pharmacology of Estrogens
Structure – Function Relationships, Pharmacokinetics and Potency of Orally and Parenterally Administered Progestogens
Intervention: Androgens
Future Strategies in Climacteric Medicine
Some Alternative Medical Therapies
Alternative Therapy: Dehydroepiandrosterone Replacement in the Menopause
Selective Estrogen-Receptor Modulators
Tibolone, A Selective Tissue Estrogen Activity Regulator, Utilization in Postmenopausal Women
Women’s Centers, Information Needed for Clinical Trials and the Future
Adult Women’s Medicine: A Model for Women’s Healthcare Centers
Clinical Trials in Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy
The Future of Therapy and the Role of Hormone Therapy

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