This new edition of a groundbreaking book, now in two volumes, enables the reader more readily to understand pathogenesis, appropriate investigation, and application of both surgical and nonsurgical strategies and techniques.
Anatomy and surgical dissection of the female pelvis for the gynecologic surgeon. Reproductive physiology for the gynecological surgeon. Energy based surgical devices. Principles of laparoscopic surgery. Principles of microprocessor-assisted laparoscopic ("robotic") surgery. Principles of laparotomic and vaginal surgery. Principles of hysteroscopic surgery. Imaging for the gynecologic surgeon. Preservation of fertility in gynecologic surgery: Strategies and techniques. Complications of surgery of the female reproductive tract. Congenital anomalies of the female reproductive tract. Ectopic pregnancy. Endometrial polyps. Adenomyosis: Uterus sparing treatment. Endometriosis: General principles. Uterine leiomyomas. Pathogenesis of pelvic floor disorders. Pelvic infections and their sequelae. Fallopian tube disorders. Postoperative adhesions. Pathogenesis, pathology, and clinical significance of intrauterine adhesions. Malignancy. Chronic pelvic pain. Abnormal uterine bleeding. The adnexal mass. Diagnosis, investigation, and nonsurgical management of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Infertility: Mechanisms and investigation. Recurrent pregnancy loss: A new strategy for evaluation based on genetic testing.