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1st Edition

Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Gynecologic Emergencies

ISBN 9780367443146
Published December 21, 2020 by CRC Press
232 Pages 83 Color & 39 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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


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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