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Current Management and Future Trends

Juan A Garcia-Velasco Botros RMB Rizk

356 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Endometriosis is a condition that effects 10% to 15% of women of reproductive age and in its more advanced stages it may be an indicator of infertility. This unique book reviews the whole topic of Endometriosis starting from a review of the epidemiological evidence through the sociology of the disease to diagnosis, medical and surgical treatments, management and a discussion of new medical options and future trends in the disease area. It covers pathogenesis, current and future diagnostic methods, therapeutic alternatives; and discusses fertility preservation, cancer possibilities, and quality of life in patients. The book also examines new medical treatments for the condition including Statins, Aromatase Inhibitors and Antiagiogenic Agents and reviews new delivery technologies for classical drugs and provides a synopsis of the new drug pipeline for the condition.