Female Genital Tract Congenital Malformations

Classification, Diagnosis and Management

  • Grigoris F. Grimbizis
  • Rudi Campo
  • Basil C. Tarlatzis
  • Stephan Gordts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Maribel Acién, Pedro Acién
      Pages 3-14
    3. Grigoris F. Grimbizis, Rudi Campo
      Pages 35-45
  3. Screening and Diagnosis of Female Genital Malformations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Anne P. Hemingway, Geoffrey H. Trew
      Pages 49-61
    3. Caterina Exacoustos, Isabella Cobuzzi, Valeria Romeo
      Pages 63-78
    4. Dominique Van Schoubroeck, Thierry Van den Bosch, Dirk Timmerman
      Pages 79-97
    5. Leonardo P. Marcal, Maria Angela Santos Nothaft
      Pages 99-111
    6. Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Marialuigia Spinelli, Carmine Nappi
      Pages 121-130
  4. Clinical Implications of the Female Genital Malformations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Sotirios H. Saravelos, Tin-Chiu Li
      Pages 133-139
    3. Grigoris F. Grimbizis, Basil C. Tarlatzis
      Pages 147-155
    4. Carlo De Angelis, Donatella Caserta
      Pages 157-167
  5. Treatment of Vaginal Aplasia/Techniques and Results

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Lina Michala
      Pages 177-181
    3. George Creatsas, Maria Creatsa
      Pages 183-186
    4. Sara Yvonne Brucker, Diethelm Wallwiener
      Pages 187-199
    5. Leila V. Adamyan, Assia A. Stepanian
      Pages 201-210
    6. Daniel Raudrant, Caroline Carrard, Eddy Cotte
      Pages 211-219
    7. Lina Michala, Themistoklis Mikos, Grigoris F. Grimbizis
      Pages 221-227
  6. Treatment of Obstructive Anomalies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Vasilios Tanos
      Pages 231-239
    3. Carla Roberts, Heather Hipp, John A. Rock
      Pages 241-246
    4. Theodoros D. Theodoridis, Grigoris F. Grimbizis
      Pages 247-257
  7. Treatment of Uterine Malformations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Rose Meier, Rudi Campo
      Pages 261-270
    3. Theodoros D. Theodoridis, Leonidas Zepiridis, Grigoris F. Grimbizis
      Pages 279-289
    4. Bruno J. van Herendael, Benedikt Tas, Sanket Pisat, Anne Mie De Boodt, Patricia Duvivier
      Pages 291-295
  8. Disorders of Sex Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. Stefanie Cardamone, Sarah M. Creighton
      Pages 299-310
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 311-318

About this book


Using the new ESHRE/ESGE classification system, this book presents all uterine, cervical and vaginal anomalies in a systematic way. The diagnostic work-up of women with female genital malformations is reviewed in an evidence-based fashion, taking into account the availability of new non-invasive diagnostic methods. The treatment strategies and the therapeutic alternatives to restore health are also critically reviewed.


Female Genital Tract Congenital Malformations: Classification, Diagnosis and Management assesses all the latest information concerning the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of female genital malformations. It is a vital manual for all trainees and practitioners within the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, radiologists, researchers in the field of human reproduction, fertility specialists, endoscopists, and ultrasonographers.



Cervical Anomalies Congenital Malformations Female Genital Tract Uterine Anomalies Vaginal Anomalies vaginal Aplasia

Editors and affiliations

  • Grigoris F. Grimbizis
    • 1
  • Rudi Campo
    • 2
  • Basil C. Tarlatzis
    • 3
  • Stephan Gordts
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics & GynecologyAristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Obstetrics and GynaecologyGenk Institute for Fertility TechnologyLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics & GynecologyAristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  4. 4.Leuven Institute for Fertility & EmbryologyLeuvenBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-5145-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-5146-3
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