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Our collection of 23 books.

  • Gynecologic Cancers - Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Perspectives
    Gynecologic Cancers - Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Perspectives
    Editor Samir A. Farghaly
    ISBN 978-953-51-2254-8,
    338 pages, March, 2016
    Gynecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. In the USA, 98,280 women had gynecological cancers in 2015, and 30,440 died of these cancers. World wide, t ...
  • Approaches to Hysterectomy
    Approaches to Hysterectomy
    Editor Zouhair O. Amarin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2199-2,
    174 pages, November, 2015
    Hysterectomy is a very common type of surgery and can be a life-saving operation for some women with certain types of cancer or torrential uterine haemorrhage. It can also improve the quality of life for women who experience menometrorrhagia, uterine ...
  • Sexology in Midwifery
    Sexology in Midwifery
    Editor Ana Polona Mivsek
    ISBN 978-953-51-2041-4,
    216 pages, April, 2015
    Midwives support women during the reproductive period of their lives. Dimensions of midwifery work include, in addition to the physiological aspect, psychological and spiritual issues. Midwifery activities mean involvement in the most intimate sphere ...
  • Contemporary Gynecologic Practice
    Contemporary Gynecologic Practice
    Editor Atef Darwish
    ISBN 978-953-51-1736-0,
    242 pages, February, 2015
    Gynecology is frequently changing due to extensive implementation of high technology in both, the diagnosis and management of gynecologic problems. General gynecologists, gynecologic endocrinologists, infertility specialists, gynecologic endoscopists ...
  • Ovarian Cancer - A Clinical and Translational Update
    Ovarian Cancer - A Clinical and Translational Update
    Editor Iván Díaz-Padilla
    ISBN 978-953-51-1030-9,
    382 pages, February, 2013
    "Ovarian Cancer: A Clinical and Translational Update" embraces the most recent advances in diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. With the valuable collaboration of international experts in the field, this book is intended to provide the readersh ...
  • Prolactin
    Editor György M. Nagy and Bela E. Toth
    ISBN 978-953-51-0943-3,
    244 pages, January, 2013
    Prolactin is a polypeptide hormone that is synthesized in and secreted from the lactotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. We are now aware that synthesis and secretion of prolactin is not restricted to the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, but ...
  • Enhancing Success of Assisted Reproduction
    Enhancing Success of Assisted Reproduction
    Editor Atef M.M. Darwish
    ISBN 978-953-51-0869-6,
    180 pages, November, 2012
    This small-sized book concentrates on highlighting some practical issues mainly related to infertility and assisted reproduction. You will find detailed answers for many controversial issues in this field.
  • Cesarean Delivery
    Cesarean Delivery
    Editor Raed Salim
    ISBN 978-953-51-0638-8,
    210 pages, May, 2012
    This book provides broad, science-based information regarding the most common major surgical procedure performed, i.e. Cesarean Delivery. The book provides relevant scientific literature regarding epidemiology and rates of cesarean delivery in low an ...