One of the world’s most widely read gynecology texts for nearly 50 years, Speroff ’s Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility provides a complete explanation of the female endocrine system and offers practical guidance for evaluation and treatment of common disorders. In this fully revised ninth edition, the editorial and author team from Yale School of Medicine have assumed the reins of Dr. Speroff’s landmark work, retaining the clear, concise writing style and illustrations that clarify and explain complex concepts. This classic text remains indispensable for students, residents, and clinicians working in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, bringing readers up to date with recent advances that have occurred in this fast-changing field.
- Remains the definitive text on reproductive endocrinology, offering authoritative coverage of reproductive physiology, clinical endocrinology, contraception, and infertility.
- Contains two new chapters on transgender medicine and fertility preservation.
- Features many full-color illustrations, algorithms, and tables throughout.
- Retains Dr. Speroff’s clear, user-friendly writing style while ensuring content is up to date with today’s best clinical practices.
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SECTION I: REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 1: Hormone Biosynthesis, Metabolism, and Mechanism of Action
Chapter 2: Embryology and Development of the Reproductive System
Chapter 3: Ovarian Physiology and Ovulation
Chapter 4: The Uterus, Endometrial Physiology and Menstruation
Chapter 5: Neuroendocrinology
Chapter 6: Regulation of the Menstrual Cycle
Chapter 7: Conception- Sperm and Egg Transport, Fertilization, Implantation and Early Embryogenesis
Chapter 8: The Endocrinology of Pregnancy
SECTION II: CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY
Chapter 9: Normal and Abnormal Sexual Development
Chapter 10: Normal and Abnormal Growth and Pubertal Development
Chapter 11: Amenorrhea
Chapter 12: Chronic Anovulation and the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Chapter 13: Hirsutism
Chapter 14: Reproduction and the Adrenal
Chapter 15: Menstrual Disorders
Chapter 16: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Chapter 17: The Breast
Chapter 18: Stages of Reproductive Aging, Menopause Transition and Menopause and Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Chapter 19: Transgender Endocrinology
Chapter 20: Obesity
Chapter 21: Reproduction and the Thyroid
SECTION III: CONTRACEPTION
Chapter 22: Family Planning, Sterilization, and Abortion
Chapter 23: Hormonal Contraception
Chapter 24: Long-acting Methods of Contraception
Chapter 25: Barrier Methods of Contraception and Withdrawal
SECTION IV: FERTILITY AND INFERTILITY
Chapter 26: Female Infertility
Chapter 27: Male Infertility
Chapter 28: Induction of Ovulation
Chapter 29: Managing Infertility with Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Chapter 30: Fertility Preservation
Chapter 31: Recurrent Early Pregnancy Loss
Chapter 32: Genetics
Chapter 33: Endometriosis
Chapter 34: Ectopic Pregnancy
Chapter 35: Environment and Reproduction
Chapter 36: Reproductive Surgery
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