Endometriosis affects women in the reproductive years, is associated with pelvic pain and infertility, and - although not life threatening - can seriously impair health, with huge economic and social consequences. It is arguably the most frequent problem encountered in contemporary More...gynecology and is the subject of much ongoing research and innovation in management. This beautifully and comprehensively illustrated Atlas, now in its third edition, provides a useful educational tool for trainees and general obstetricians and gynecologists who may not be up-to-date with the most important recent research on the diagnosis and management of the condition; particularly expanded for this edition are the chapters on ultrasound imaging and the nutritional aspects of the subject.
The text is written in simple language so that it is sutiable for medical students, trainees and allied health professionals, as well as established clinicians. Furthermore, the information included would be relevant to patients suffering from this conditions.
Ertan Saridogan, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, May 2008
In this third edition, particulalry expanded sections are chapters on ultrasound imaging and the nutritional aspects of the subject. This atlas combines photographs from clinical findings with imaging and historical examples and is highly stimulating and ifnormative, providing readers with valuable updated knowledge on endometriosis. It succeeds in maintaining the concise nature of an atlas while providing a balanced and comprehensive coverage of this challenging subject. It will leave readers enlightended on this important gynecological condition.
Dr Christina Chi Ding, Mr Rafet Gazvani, Human Fertility Journal, September 2009