Comprehensive Management of Menopause

  • Jacques Lorrain
  • Leo PlouffeJr.
  • Veronica A. Ravnikar
  • Leon Speroff
  • Nelson B. Watts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. The Menopause: Physiology, Diagnosis, and Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. R. Jeffrey Chang, Leo Plouffe Jr., Kate Schaffer
      Pages 3-13
    3. Robert R. Recker
      Pages 14-31
    4. Guy D. Paiement, Luc Perrier
      Pages 32-38
    5. Geoffrey R. Howe, Thomas E. Rohan
      Pages 39-51
    6. Janine O’Leary Cobb
      Pages 52-58
    7. Patricia A. Kaufert, Margaret Lock, Sonja McKinlay, Nancy Avis
      Pages 59-65
    8. Ling Xu, Heng Zhao, Qin-sheng Ge
      Pages 66-67
  3. Medical Aspects of the Menopause

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Understanding Osteoporosis

      1. L. Joseph Melton III
        Pages 71-78
      2. Jerilynn C. Prior, Yvette M. Vigna, Susan I. Barr, Nenita Alojado
        Pages 79-96
      3. L. Joseph Melton III, Heinz W. Wahner, Pierre D. Delmas
        Pages 97-109
      4. Jonathan D. Adachi
        Pages 117-124
      5. Jonathan D. Adachi, William G. Bensen
        Pages 125-133
    3. Treatment of Osteoporosis and Musculoskeletal Pain

      1. J. C. Gallagher, Anne Fillion
        Pages 137-158
      2. Christine Snow-Harter, Catherine Chay, Robert Marcus
        Pages 159-170
      3. Michael C. Ellerington, Malcolm I. Whitehead, John C. Stevenson
        Pages 171-176

About this book


Comprehensive Management of Menopause is a balanced, authoritative, and state-of-the-art approach to the treatment of all medical issues of the menopausal patient, strongly emphasizing clinical and practical applications for comprehensive care. The book is edited by leaders in the field and contains an impressive array of internationally recognized contributors. Divided into five easily referenced sections: Physiology, Diagnosis and Epidemiology; Medical Aspects of the Menopause; Gynecologic Aspects of the Menopause; Management and Therapeutic Guidelines; and The Future; this outstanding volume contains the most up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatment, and management of: - osteoporosis and musculo-skeletal pain; - cardiovascular disease and lipid and metabolism disorders; - all gynecologic aspects of menopause, including the newest technology and advances in hormone therapies; - breast problems and skin care. It also includes preventive medicine and general health care guidelines. Comprehensive Management of Menopause is the definitive text comprising all aspects of menopause and is indispensable to every physician providing medical care to women.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jacques Lorrain
    • 1
    • 2
  • Leo PlouffeJr.
    • 3
  • Veronica A. Ravnikar
    • 4
  • Leon Speroff
    • 5
  • Nelson B. Watts
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada
  2. 2.Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive MedicineMontréalCanada
  3. 3.Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics-GynecologyMedical College of GeorgiaAugustaUSA
  4. 4.University of Massachusetts Medical CenterWorcesterUSA
  5. 5.Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyOregon Health Sciences University School of MedicinePortlandUSA
  6. 6.Division of Endocrinology, Department of MedicineThe Emory University School of MedicineAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-8737-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-4330-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0178-0328
  • About this book