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Title Adverse effects of hormonal contraceptives : myth and reality / Rosa Sabatini, editor
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 139 pages)
Contents Adverse Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives: Myth and Reality; Contents; Introduction; References; Part I, Severe Adverse Effects; Myocardial Infarction; Stroke; Arterial Accidents; Venous Thromboembolism; Blood Hypertension; References; Part II, Other Effects; Angioedema; References; Peliosis Hepatis; References; Severe Adverse Ocular Reactions; References; Vasculitis; References; Part III, Cancer Risks; Neoplastic Risk of Hormonal Contraception; Breast Cancer Risk; Ovarian Cancer Risk; Endometrial Cancer Risk; Cervical Cancer Risk; Colorectal Cancer Risk; Skin Cancer Risk; Liver Cancer Risk
Other Cancer RisksReferences; Hazardous Prescription; References; Hormonal Contraception in Female Transplant Recipients; References; Hormonal Contraception in Female Heart Transplant Recipients; References; Contraception in Women HIV Infected; References; Part IV, Moderate Adverse Effects; Moderate Adverse Effects Hepatobiliary Complications; References; Adverse Effects on Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism; References; Headache; References; Dermatological Adverse Effects; References; Part V, Mild Adverse Effects; References; Irregular Bleeding Pattern; References; Ovarian Cysts; References
DepressionReferences; Low Libido; References; Vaginal Infections; References; New Perspectives on Immunocontraception; References; Progesterone Receptor Modulators (PMRS) and Progesterone Antagonists (PAS); References; Contraceptive Counseling; References; Conclusion; References; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Contraceptive drugs -- Side effects
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal -- adverse effects
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Women's Health.
Form Electronic book
Author Sabatini, Rosa.
ISBN 9781608764921