Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Hephzibah Kirubamani

Saveetha University


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About the book

The aim of this project is to create knowledge among practitioner, about menopausal physiological changes, its symptoms, its comorbid conditions, and its treatment.
The average life expectancy of human beings is increasing the world over, a woman may end up spending almost a third of her life span in the post-menopausal period, if not more, so knowledge about menopausal health is important for a practitioner. Hence this book will be designed to deal the hormonal changes during menopause, the menopausal health problems like vasomotor symptoms, urogenital atrophy, osteoporosis and fracture, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, psychological changes, sexual dysfunction, dementia, and cognitive disease. This will be followed by Metabolic syndrome and treatment for symptomatic women. This should sensitize the practitioner to prescribe Menopausal hormone therapy when women are symptomatic. They will be able to understand Menopausal hormone therapy benefits and risk. Practitioners will be able to prescribe Menopausal hormone therapy in breast cancer and genital cancer survivors with confidence.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: August 7th 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

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Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: October 27th 2019

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Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: January 15th 2020

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Expected publication date: March 15th 2020

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About the editor

Hephzibah Kirubamani

Saveetha University

Name : N. Hephzibah Kirubamani.M.D,D.G.O,F.R.C.O.G,F.I.C.O.G,Phd,D.Sc Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Saveetha Medical college , Saveetha University. SIMATS Former - Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology –Stanley Medical college,Chennai. Superintendent i/c of Govt R.S.R.M hospital Special Training - USG in Obstetrics& Gynaecology , Foetal Medicine - Operating Laparoscopy - Colposcopy Teaching Experience: Total -40 years till date Undergraduate & Post graduate teacher Guide for PhD Scholar from Saveetha University, SRM,SRMCH Guide For ICMR -STS Examiner for U.G&P.G- T.N Dr M.G.R.University, SRMCH,Saveetha University, Pondicherry University, Calicut University Examiner for - Fellowship in Foetal Medicine Examiner for PhD Fellowship Course in Foetal Medicine: First to start at Stanley Medical College during my tenure Text Book Written: 1. Module for USG training for T.N doctors training programme 2. Visual guide for common gynaec conditions 3. Chapter on RPL hand book in Genetics in obstetrics 4. Main Author - Hand Book on Clinical Evaluation of Common Obstetrics & Gynaecology cases by Three Teachers 5. Video embedded undergraduate Manual for Clinical Cases in Obstetrics Gynaecology . 6. FOGSI Focus - Chapter on – Endometriosis presenting as Life threatening Condition Designed Low Fidelity Simulators - Episiotomy, Pap smear, Puerperal Sterilization, Cordocentesis was inaugurated by former DME Teaching Learning Methods Practiced by me : PBL – Problem based learning Handouts Medical Education paper presented : Interprofessional Health Education – at South East Asia Regional Association for Medical Education Handouts in Medical Education -International Congress on Medical Education - Mauritius On going Research: 1. Inutero hearing and its effect on speech & Language learning -a randomized control trial-: 2.Lyophylization of human Spermatozoa 3..Neck circumference a marker for Metabolic Syndrome in Menopausal Transition 4.Prediction of Preeclampsia by Placental Lateralization 5.Animal Experiment on Mouse, the effect of Parandai on Induced Osteoporosis. Academic Activities: 1. Academic Counsel Member –T.N.Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Saveetha University 2. Research Committee Member – India Clen, Menatshi Medical College, Indian Menopause Society 3. Member Secretary - Institutional Review Board – Saveetha University 4. Chairmen for Academic Administrative Audit Committee – Saveetha Medical College 5. Member of Medical Education unit : Saveetha Medical College 6.Clinical Researcher : Saveetha Medical College

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