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The Reproductive System at a Glance is a comprehensive guide to normal reproductive biology and associated pathophysiology in both sexes. Concise, easy to read, and clearly structured, the double-page spreads progress from basic science to clinical abnormalities, and covers endocrine production and action, within one short volume. Chapters on disorders summarise epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. This new edition of The Reproductive System at a Glance: Is fully revised and updated throughout to reflect recent developments in practice Now features histological and pathological slides to complement the at a glance style explanatory illustrations Now features radiologic studies to supplement the text in selected chapters Contains more detailed coverage of maternal adaptations to pregnancy Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/reproduction featuring self-assessment multiple choice questions, bonus single answer questions and flashcards The Reproductive System at a Glance is an ideal guide for students studying both endocrine and reproductive subjects, and teaches the foundation concepts for the obstetrics and gynaecology rotation, helping health professionals and students achieve a broad and practical understanding of the topic.


Contents:

Preface 6 Table and figure acknowledgements 7 About the companion website 9 Part 1 Normal human reproduction 1 The pituitary gland and gonadotropins 10 2 Steroid hormone biosynthesis 12 3 Steroid hormone mechanism of action and metabolism 14 4 Reproductive genetics 16 5 Gonadal development in the embryo 18 6 Phenotypic sex differentiation 20 7 Gross anatomy of the male reproductive tract 22 8 Microscopic anatomy of the male reproductive tract 24 9 Gross anatomy of the female reproductive tract 26 10 Microscopic anatomy of the female reproductive tract 28 11 Puberty in boys 30 12 Puberty in girls 32 13 Male reproductive physiology 34 14 The menstrual cycle 36 15 Human sexual response 38 16 Fertilization and the establishment of pregnancy 40 17 Placental structure and function 42 18 The protein hormones of pregnancy 44 19 The steroid hormones of pregnancy 46 20 Maternal adaptations to pregnancy: I 48 21 Maternal adaptations to pregnancy: II 50 22 Labor 52 23 The breast and lactation 54 24 Menopause 56 25 Contraception 58 Part 2 Human reproductive disorders 26 Abnormalities of male sexual differentiation and development 60 27 Abnormalities of female sexual differentiation and development 62 28 Precocious puberty 64 29 Delayed or absent puberty 66 30 Primary amenorrhea 68 31 Secondary amenorrhea 70 32 Hyperprolactinemia 72 33 Sexual dysfunction 74 34 Infertility 76 35 Multifetal pregnancy 78 36 Spontaneous pregnancy loss 80 37 Labor abnormalities 82 38 Pre-eclampsia 84 39 Benign and malignant diseases of the breast 86 40 Testicular tumors 88 41 Diseases of the prostate 90 42 Ovarian neoplasms 92 43 Endometrial cancer 94 44 Cervical cancer 96 45 Genetic imprinting and reproductive tract tumors 98 46 Sexually transmitted diseases of bacterial origin 100 47 Sexually transmitted diseases of viral origin 102 48 The special cases of syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus 104 Index 107


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118606988
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (John Wiley & Sons Inc)
Publication date: April, 2014
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 216.00 x 277.00 x 5.00

Subcategories: General Practice, Reproductive Medicine