This book is a concise guide to controversial topics in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Divided into two parts, the first section covers topics in obstetrics including pre-eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancy and recurrent miscarriage, and the second section discusses gynaecological issues such as pelvic organ prolapsed, PCOS and ovarian tumours.
Each chapter is presented with an overview of the topic, followed by in depth discussion on controversial issues regarding its management and follow up. Each debate ends with a conclusion, recommendations and extensive references.
Concise guide to controversial topics in obstetrics and gynaecology
Covers many topics within each specialty
Each chapter presented with overview, debate and recommendations
Includes nearly 40 tables and illustrations
Latika Sahu MD FICOG Professor Devender Kumar MD Associate Professor Usha Manaktala MD FIMSA FICOG Director Professor All at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
Section 1 Obstetrics Controversies in Prenatal Screening for Aneuploidy Prenatal Care: How Many Antenatal Visits are Required? Management of Midtrimester Preterm Prelabor Rupture of the Membranes Recurrent Miscarriage: The Role of Supplementation of Progesterone Monochorionic Twins: Is Elective Preterm Delivery Mandatory? Pre-eclampsia: Is there a Role of Prophylaxis? Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Insulin or OHA or Insulin with OHA Mild Hypertension in Pregnancy: Management Options Intrauterine Death of Fetus: Expectant Management versus Immediate Induction of Labor Management of Adnexal Masses in Pregnancy Section 2 Gynecology Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: When to Intervene Surgically? Syndromic Management: What are the Pros and Cons? Pelvic Organ Prolapse: To Mesh or Not to Mesh? Controversies in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Adenomyosis in Infertile Women: What are the Options? BRCA Gene Mutation: What to do and When? Follow-up of Borderline Ovarian Tumors Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy versus Upfront Surgery for Advanced Ovarian Carcinoma Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Should it be a Part of Universal Immunization Program in India? Menopausal and Climacteric Symptoms: Hormone versus Non-hormonal Therapy