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Current management of polycystic ovary syndrome.


Current management of polycystic ovary syndrome.

Ed. by Adam Balen et al.

RCOG Press


227 pages




For health professionals, Balen et al. bring together the findings from the 59th Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Study Group, made up of reproductive and other clinicians from Europe, the US, and Sri Lanka, on the current management of polycystic ovary syndrome. They cover its definition, genetics and pathogenesis, the accuracy of diagnostic investigations, adolescent diagnosis and management, ethnic variations, the clinical care of women, quality of life, insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome, current therapeutic approaches, lifestyle management, long-term health risks, fertility investigations, management of obesity, hyperandrogenism, and the roles of insulin-sensitizing drugs and alternative therapies.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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