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Reconstructive and Reproductive Surgery in Gynecology, Second Edition
Volume Two: Gynecological Surgery

ISBN 9781138314207
Published February 8, 2019 by CRC Press
256 Pages 286 Color Illustrations

USD $200.00

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Book Description

This new edition of a groundbreaking book is now in two volumes, on 'Fundamentals, Symptoms, and Conditions‘ on 'Reconstructive and Fertility Preserving Surgery and Procedures. From a distinguished editorial team and internationally recognized contributors the text educates surgeons on the techniques and procedures now needed in gynecology, with a special focus on reconstructive vaginal, hysteroscopic, laparoscopic, and laparotomic surgery, including that designed to preserve or enhance fertility. The reader can now more readily understand pathogenesis, appropriate investigation, and application of both surgical and nonsurgical strategies and techniques. The two volumes contain over 20 new chapters and in the integral ebook, over 140 instructional videos; each chapter has Key Points summarized.

Table of Contents





1. Anatomy and surgical dissection of the female pelvis: For the gynecologic surgeon

Andrew I. Brill, Robert M. Rogers, Jr., and Victor Gomel

2. Reproductive physiology for the gynecological surgeon

Victor Gomel, Malcolm G. Munro, and Peter F. McComb

3. Energy-based surgical devices

Andrew I. Brill and Malcolm G. Munro

4. Principles of laparoscopic surgery

Sukhbir S. Singh, Olga Bougie, and Malcolm G. Munro

5. Principles of microprocessor-assisted laparoscopic ("robotic") surgery

Erica Dun, Vadim Morozov, and Ceana Nezhat

6. Principles of laparotomic and vaginal surgery

Victor Gomel and Malcolm G. Munro

7. Principles of hysteroscopic surgery

Barry H. Sanders and Malcolm G. Munro

8. Imaging for the gynecologic surgeon

Caterina Exacoustos and Margit Dueholm

9. Preservation of fertility in gynecologic surgery: Strategies and techniques

Victor Gomel, Mohamed A. Bedaiwy, and Recai Pabuççu

10. Complications of surgery of the female reproductive tract

Nyia Noel, Christina Alicia Salazar, Keith Isaacson, and Malcolm G. Munro

11. Congenital anomalies of the female reproductive tract

Joseph S. Sanfilippo and Kathryn D. Peticca

12. Ectopic pregnancy

Victor Gomel and Malcolm G. Munro

13. Endometrial polyps

Marit Lieng and Jason A. Abbott

14. Adenomyosis: Uterus-sparing treatment

Grigoris F. Grimbizis and Themistoklis Mikos

15. Endometriosis: General principles

Sukhbir S. Singh, Catherine Allaire, and David L. Olive

16. Uterine leiomyomas

Levent Mutlu, Kimberly W. Keefe, and Hugh S. Taylor

17. Pathogenesis of pelvic floor disorders

Geoffrey W. Cundiff

18. Pelvic infections and their sequelae

Jorma Paavonen

19. Fallopian tube disorders

Victor Gomel

20. Postoperative adhesions

Victor Gomel and Philippe R. Koninckx

21. Pathogenesis, pathology, and clinical significance of intrauterine adhesions

Miriam M.F. Hanstede, Mark Hans Emanuel, and Jason A. Abbott

22. Malignancy

Denis Querleu

23. Chronic pelvic pain

Fred M. Howard and Malcolm G. Munro

24. Abnormal uterine bleeding

Malcolm G. Munro

25. The adnexal mass

Denis Querleu

26. Diagnosis, investigation, and nonsurgical management of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence

Yaël Levy-Zauberman and Hervé Fernandez

27. Infertility: Mechanisms and investigation

Victor Gomel

28. Recurrent pregnancy loss: A new strategy for evaluation based on genetic testing

William H. Kutteh, Carolyn R. Jaslow, Paul R. Brezina, Raymond W. Ke, Amelia P. Bailey, and Mary D. Stephenson


29. Surgery for congenital anomalies: Hysteroscopic, laparoscopic, laparotomic, and vaginal

Joseph S. Sanfilippo, Kathryn D. Peticca, and Fabiola Balmir

30. Surgery for vulvar disorders

Howard T. Sharp

31. Endometrial sampling and uterine curettage

Yaël Levy-Zauberman, Perrine Capmas, and Hervé Fernandez

32. Management of endometrial polyps

Jason A. Abbott and Marit Lieng

33. Endometrial ablation

Malcolm G. Munro

34. Surgery for intrauterine adhesions

Mark Hans Emanuel and Miriam M.F. Hanstede

35. Leiomyomas I: Hysteroscopic and other transvaginal approaches

Barry H. Sanders and Malcolm G. Munro

36. Leiomyomas II: Abdominal approaches

William H. Parker, Tommaso Falcone, and Malcolm G. Munro

37. Leiomyomas III: Image-guided surgery and procedures

Scott Chudnoff, Sukrant Mehta, and Eleanor Hawkins

38. Hysterectomy

Jon Ivar Einarsson and Mobolaji O. Ajao

39. Reconstructive surgery of the fallopian tube

Victor Gomel

40. Ectopic pregnancy: Surgical management

Victor Gomel

41. Ovarian surgery

Victor Gomel and Mohamed A. Bedaiwy

42. Endometriosis I: Surgery for endometriosis associated with pain

Nicola Berlanda and Paolo P. Vercellini

43. Endometriosis II: Surgical treatment of endometriosis associated with infertility

David L. Olive and Mauro Busaca

44. Endometriosis III: Deep infiltrating endometriosis

Sukhbir S. Singh and Sugandha Agarwal

45. Procedures specific for chronic pelvic pain

Fred M. Howard

46. Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence

Yaël Levy-Zauberman, Xavier Deffieux, and Hervé Fernandez

47. Management of pelvic organ prolapse

Geoffrey W. Cundiff

48. Surgery during intrauterine pregnancy

Michel Canis, Nicolas Bourdel, Céline Houlle, Benoit Rabischong, Revaz Botchorishvili, and Jean L. Pouly

49. Preservation of fertility in malignancy

Denis Querleu, Sophie Deutsch-Bringer, and Alejandra Martínez

50. Oocyte and embryo cryopreservation for fertility preservation

Ana Cobo and José Remohi


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Malcolm G. Munro, MD, is a clinical professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and the director of Gynecologic Services, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was a cofounder of the FIGO Menstrual Disorders Committee, which has been responsible for the development and publication of the FIGO Nomenclature and Classification Systems for causes of abnormal bleeding in reproductive years, created to facilitate the design and interpretation of related clinical trials. He has published more than 100 papers, 30 chapters, and 4 books. He is an editor, on the editorial board, or a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed specialty journals. He has served the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) as a member of the Board of Trustees (2000– 2002) and was the inaugural chair of the AAGL Practice Committee, in charge with the development of evidence-based practice guidelines related to minimally invasive approaches to gynecology.

Victor Gomel, MD, is a professor and former head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He has served as the president of several societies, including the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, and the International Society of In Vitro Fertilization. He is internationally recognized for pioneering work in reproductive microsurgery and operative laparoscopy. With his team, he obtained the first IVF baby in Canada. He has received many prestigious awards including the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the Simon Fraser University and the Salat-Baroux prize in reproduction from the French National Academy of Medicine, to which he was elected as a foreign member. He was elected as a fellow to the Academy of Art and Sciences and was awarded the Légion d’Honneur by the president of France.