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Author Sugino, Norihiro

Title Uterine Fibroids and Adenomyosis
Published Springer
Singapore Springer Singapore Imprint: Springer, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (VII, 173 pages 40 illustrations, 29 illustrations in color.)
Series Comprehensive Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2364-1932
Comprehensive gynecology and obstetrics. 2364-1932
Contents 1 Histopathology of uterine fibroids -- 2 Genetics and genomics of uterine fibroids -- 3 Molecular pathogenesis of uterine fibroids -- 4 Stem cells and uterine fibroids -- 5 Epigenetics and uterine fibroids -- 6 Biomarkers of uterine fibroids -- 7 Current medical treatments for uterine fibroids -- 8 Diagnostic imaging for uterine fibroids, adenomyosis and uterine sarcomas -- 9 Pathogenesis of adenomyosis -- 10 Adenomyosis and subfertility -- 11 Surgical treatments for adenomyosis -- 12 Pregnancy complications of adenomyosis
Summary This volume elucidates state-of-the-art findings of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis, incorporating expert basic knowledge. Uterine fibroids and adenomyosis are common uterine tumors in reproductive-age women. However, the pathogenesis of the tumors is still poorly understood, and both genetic and environmental factors may be involved in their generation or development. Recent research on the genomics and molecular biology of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis has facilitated a better understanding of the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of these benign tumors. Renowned experts provide detailed discussions of basic research and clinical aspects of uterine fibroids and adenomyosis in this book, from histopathology and molecular pathogenesis to diagnosis and the latest treatment of uterine fibroids, including pregnancy complications of adenomyosis. A great deal of information and a deep understanding of molecular and genetic biology have led to development of more innovative treatments of these tumors. Thus this book benefits not only oncologists, seasoned gynecologists, and obstetricians, but also molecular biologists and other basic researchers who are involved in the treatment of uterine fibroids
Subject Gynecology.
Form Electronic book
Author Sugino, Norihiro, editor
ISBN 9789811071676