1st Edition

Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Gynecologic Emergencies

    232 Pages 83 Color & 39 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    232 Pages 83 Color & 39 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This highly practical text on gynecologic emergencies includes sonographic findings and laparascopic investigations and management for point-of-care assessment. Gynecologists, emergency physicians, and other providers will find this an invaluable resource for information on what to do in a crisis.

    List of Contributors

    1 Gynecologic emergencies: An introduction
    Dana N. Owens
    2 Ectopic pregnancy: Extrauterine pregnancy and pregnancy of unknown location
    Peer Jansen and Ibrahim Alkatout
    3 Interstitial, cornual, and angular pregnancy
    Nupur Tamhane and Emad Mikhail
    4 Cervical ectopic pregnancy
    Bassam H Rimawi
    5 Cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy
    Julio Ricardo Loret de Mola
    6 Ovarian ectopic pregnancy
    Weiwei Feng and Wei Jiang
    7 Abdominal ectopic pregnancy
    Weiwei Feng and Wei Jiang
    8 Heterotopic ectopic pregnancies
    Aboubakr Elnashar
    9 Pelvic inflammatory disease: An underestimated serious health problem
    Atef Darwish
    10 Septic abortion
    Bassam H. Rimawi
    11 Toxic shock syndrome and other related severe infections
    Bassam H. Rimawi
    12 Endometriosis
    Ceana Nezhat, Pavan Ananth, and Dahlia Admon
    13 Adnexal/ovarian torsion
    Hajra Takala, Mona Omar, and Ayman Al-Hendy
    14 Haemorrhagic and ruptured ovarian cyst and acute complications of uterine fibroids
    Youssef Youssef and Mostafa A Borahay
    15 Prediction and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Mohamed A. Youssef, Abdel Maguid Ramzy, and Botros Rizk
    16 Miscarriage
    Erich T Wyckoff and Hadeer Usama Ebrahem Metwally
    17 Pediatric hematocolpos
    Omar M Abuzeid and Mostafa I. Abuzeid
    18 Vulvar and vaginal trauma and Bartholin gland disorders
    Malak El Sabeh and Mostafa A. Borahay




    Medical Director, Elite IVF, Houston, Texas; President of the Middle East Fertility Society; formerly Professor and Head, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama; Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Kasr Al-Aini Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

    Mostafa A. Borahay, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

    Abdel Maguid Ramzy, MBBCh, MSc, MD

    Professor, formerly Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University; Co-Founder, Senior Consultant, and former Director of Kasr Al-Aini Assisted Conception IVF Unit, Cairo University, Egypt

    This is a practical field guide for primary care providers or emergency medicine clinicians, particularly in the establishment of a prudent and circumspect differential, allowing for an efficient diagnostic process, and suggesting initial steps to stabilize or treat the patient.

    - Doody's Review