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Handbook of Gynecology


  • Provides easy-to-navigate information on a broad range of gynecological topics

  • Chapters include up-to-date recommendations for screening, diagnostic criteria, and options for diagnosis and treatment

  • Serves as a practical resource for OB/GYNs, health care professionals, and students

  • Written and edited by authorities in the field of gynecology ?

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Table of contents (86 entries)

  1. Anatomy of the Female Genital System

    • Dalal Eldick, Fausto Andrade
  2. Basic Management of Infertility

    • BreeAnna Gibson, Jamie Wilkerson
  3. Benign Diseases of the Vulva

    • Sigita S. Cahoon
  4. Benign Vulvar and Vaginal Pathology

    • Pouya Javadian, Daman Samrao, Mazdak Momeni
  5. Breast Cancer Screening

    • Heather R. Macdonald
  6. Cervical Cancer: General Overview

    • Seiji Mabuchi, Mahiru Kawano, Yuri Matsumoto, Tadashi Kimura
  7. Common Problems in Adolescent Medicine

    • Terez A. Yonan, Claudia Borzutzky
  8. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia in the Adolescent

    • Mimi S. Kim, Mark C. Liang, Paul J. Kokorowski, Teresa Tseng, Christina M. Koppin, Mitchell E. Geffner
  9. Conservative Management of Endometrial Cancer

    • Alexandra Huttler, Lindsey Buckingham, Emily M. Ko
  10. Contraception

    • Melissa Myo, Katrina J. Heyrana, Brian T. Nguyen
  11. Diagnosis and Management of Ectopic Pregnancy

    • Elizabeth Stephens Constance, Molly B. Moravek
  12. Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis

    • Angela S. Kelley, Molly B. Moravek
  13. Diagnosis and Management of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

    • Katherine Nixon, Christina Fotopoulou
  14. Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    • Jocelyn Garcia-Sayre, Antonio V. Castaneda, Lynda D. Roman, Koji Matsuo
  15. Diagnosis and Management of Nonepithelial Ovarian Cancer

    • Erin A. Blake, X. Mona Guo, Saketh R. Guntupalli, Koji Matsuo
  16. Diagnosis and Management of Postmenopausal Bleeding

    • Trevin C. Lau, Tina O’Shea, Lisa B. Spiryda
  17. Diagnosis and Management of Pregnancy Loss

    • Kavitha Krishnamoorthy, Youssef Mouhayar

About this book

​​​​​​ ​Covering all aspects of gynecology commonly encountered in day-to-day practice, The Handbook of Gynecology provides a practical, one-stop reference work for clinicians working in the field. This carefully-designed volume includes ten sections, beginning with comprehensive coverage of office-based gynecology, and continuing on to present disease processes and management information by patient age group. Each chapter includes background information, current recommendations for screening, diagnostic criteria, common and uncommon associated problems, approach to diagnosis, summary of treatment options, and an overview of ICD-9/10 codes for specific diagnoses. The handbook concludes with an easy-to-navigate presentation of minimally-invasive operations, surgical procedures, neoplasms, and pathology. Advantages and risks associated with management of particular diseases are covered, along with multiple tips for avoiding complications.    Edited by experts and presenting the most recent developments in gynecological practice, The Handbook of Gynecology will be an invaluable reference for OB/GYNs, family medicine and internal medicine clinicians, medical students, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers.​

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA

    Donna Shoupe

About the editor

Dr. Donna Shoupe is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California, and has edited two books for Springer previously. A new edition of her book, "The Handbook of Contraception," is currently in development. She has authored numerous scientific papers and book chapters and presents her research work across the globe. She maintains an active private practice where she specializes in medical and surgical treatment of fibroids, hormone deficiency problems, surgical and medical treatment of abnormal bleeding and infertility. Dr. Shoupe is a staff physician at the Keck Hospital of USC.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Handbook of Gynecology

  • Editors: Donna Shoupe

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Springer Reference Medicine, Reference Module Medicine

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-17002-2Due: 01 November 2023

  • Number of Pages: 1200

  • Number of Illustrations: 150 b/w illustrations, 150 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Gynecology, Obstetrics/Perinatology/Midwifery, Reproductive Medicine