Over the last decade, gynecology has seen a dramatic increase in the diagnosis, techniques and management of many conditions affecting women. Investigative modalities like ultrasonogram, CT and MRI have greatly improved the accuracy of diagnosis and improved management techniques, resulting in better outcomes. The current edition of Clinical Gynecology comprehensively deals with the recent developments in the field of gynecology, taking care to retain time-tested practices. Separate chapters on Chemotherapy and Radiology in gynecology highlight the current developments in these two dynamic fields. The recent MCI recommendations as to what should be included in the teaching curriculum have been incorporated to the extent possible. This book would be of immense benefit to students as well as practitioners.
Leading features of the book
Former General EditorsBhasker Rao, K. was former Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madras Medical College, Madras and Director, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madras. Roy Chowdhury, N.N. was former Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Calcutta Medical College, Kolkata.
Prof. S.Rathnakumar, Retd. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology from Madras Medical College and Institute of Social Obstetrics and Govt. Kasturba Gandhi Hospital, Chennai, has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students in Obstetrics and Gynecology for nearly 25 years. After his retirement, he has been actively involved in various academic activities and in various expert groups. He has contributed many chapters in various textbooks of obstetrics and gynecology and is the editor of the 12 edition of Mudaliar and Menon’s Textbook of Clinical Obstetrics.
PART I: Approach to Gynecological Evaluation1. Gynecological History and Physical Examination — S Rathnakumar2. Clinical Evaluation and Symptomatic Approach in Gynecology — S Rathnakumar
PART II: Basic Science in Gynecology3. Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System — S Rathnakumar4. Physiology of Menstruation and Ovulation — K LavanyaPART II I: Paediatric and Adolescent Gynecology5. Congenital Anomalies of the Genital Tract — S Rathnakumar6. Adolescent Gynecological Problems — S Chhabra
PART IV: Benign Gynecological Disorders7. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding — V Madhini8. Benign Diseases of the Vulva and Vagina — S Rathnakumar9. Benign and Premalignant Lesions of the Cervix — Ramani Rajendran10. Benign Diseases of the Uterus — J Sarala11. Benign Tumours of the Ovary and Fallopian Tube — S Rathnakumar12. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease — Radha Bai Prabhu
PART V: Infertility, Menopause and Hormones in Gynecology13. Infertility — A Kalaiselvi 14. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome — A Kalaiselvi15. Endometriosis — Radha Bai Prabhu16. Amenorrhea — S Rathnakumar17. Menopause — Revathy Janakiraman 18. Hormones in Gynecology — Srinivas Krishna Jois
PART VI: Premalignant and Malignant Diseases 19. Malignant Diseases of the Vulva, Vagina and Fallopian Tube — S Rathnakumar20. Malignant Lesions of the Cervix — Ramani Rajendran21. Malignant Neoplasm of the Uterus — Poonam Verma Shivkumar and Shila Shelke22. Malignant Ovarian Tumours — Srinivas Krishna Jois23. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease — Revathy Janakiraman 24. Chemotherapy in Gynecology — K Kalaiselvi25. Radiotherapy in Gynecological Cancer — Thomas Samuel Ram
PART VI I: Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urogynecology26. Uterovaginal Prolapse — Poonam Verma Shivkumar and Amardeep Tembhere27. Disorders of the Urinary System — S Rathnakumar28. Genitourinary Fistula — S Rathnakumar
PART VI I I: Imaging in Gynecology29. Radiological Investigations in Gynecology — S Rathnakumar30. Endoscopy in Gynecology — N Sanjeeva Reddy
PART IX: Miscellaneous Topics31. Operative Gynecology — S Rathnakumar32. Pain in Gynecology — S Rathnakumar33. Contraception — S Rathnakumar
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