Read about and purchase the most comprehensive history of endometriosis available. This history starts in 1825 BC and ends in 1899 AD - over 3,600 years. Endometriosis was not always called by that name but masqueraded under terms like "metritis", "parametritis", "perimetritis" and many more.
Endometriosis is among the most common human diseases, but has long been among the most misunderstood. By recognizing the past history of understanding of endometriosis, a better present awaits the women who needlessy suffer from the disease. This suffering is not solely due to the disease itself, but is due in large part to the beliefs and actions of the treating physician. Patients and science deserve better.
Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a friend or relative of someone suffering from Endometriosis, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Endometriosis gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, and provides sources of support from both the doctor's and patient's viewpoints. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of endometriosis.
Topics include: Basics; Symptoms; Treatment; Surgical treament; Fertility issues; Heredity; What future treatments might be; and Can endometriosis be prevented?
Recognition of endometriosis is necessary for diagnosis and treatment, and as this volume demonstrates the diagnosis of endometriosis and differentiation from other diseases of similar appearances can be difficult.
This volume provides, in addition to descriptions of retroperitoneal disease, unique photographs of various atypical presentations of endometriosis as well as of diseases that may masquerade as endometriosis.
The "Colour Atlas" of the laparoscopic appearance of endometriosis, authored by doctors Dan Martin, David Redwine, Harry Reich, and Arnold Kresch, was first published in 1990.
Surgical management of endometriosis is a beautifully illustrated monograph, which brings together respected authorities on the surgical management of endometriosis, a condition of increasing concern to gynaecologists internationally.
The editor, David, B. Redwine, M.D., has been closely associated with the development of many of the laparoscopic techniques used around the world for the surgical management of endometriosis.
Surgical Management of Endometriosis helps the reader to determine which type of surgical treatment most effectively eradicates the disease.