Description from Amazon.com
This practical reference is the first book to focus exclusively on the uses of ultrasound for office evaluation and management of the infertile woman. The opening section describes ultrasound equipment, basic transvaginal ultrasound techniques, and scanning techniques for each of the pelvic anatomic structures. The second section focuses on evaluation and management of the infertile woman, including ovulation monitoring and evaluation of tubal, pelvic, and uterine conditions. The third section describes the use of ultrasound in the treatment of infertility, including ovulation induction and various assisted reproductive technologies. The fourth section discusses the evaluation and management of early pregnancy, complications resulting from infertility treatment, and ectopic pregnancy. The final section covers the evaluation of gynecologic pathology, including ovarian masses and the postmenopausal pelvis.The book contains nearly 300 sonographic images, including 29 in color. To assist the reader in the orientation of the images, the authors use a unique system of visual icons of the pelvis at the bottom of the images. The icons enable the reader to spatially visualize the position of the vaginal transducer and the direction of the ultrasound beam. Incorporating the icons helps the reader replicate the different probes necessary to obtain the images.
University Infertility Associates, Long Beach, California. Practical current reference on female infertility evaluation and management based on transvaginal ultrasound. Arranged by infertility topic rather than organ system. For clinicians. Color and halftone illustrations.
Description from BarnesandNoble.com
The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.
From the Publisher
Yee, Bill, MD(Univ Infertility Associates); Rosen, Gregory F., MD(Univ Infertility Associates); Cassidenti, Denise L., MD(Univ Infertility Associates)
A reference for the diagnosis and management of infertility. Sections include: normal female anatomy as examined through transvaginal ultrasound, including a practical discussion of ultrasound equipment and physics; the ultrasound evaluation of infertility, including the basic infertility workup, timing of tests, and diagnosis of uterine anomalies; the treatment of infertility, including the use of ovulatory drugs and ovulation surveillance; the success and complications of infertility management, including diagnosis and treatment of ectopic pregnancy; and an overview of gynecologic pathology. Printed on slick paper; many b&w illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
1 Basic Transvaginal Sonography Scanning Technique and Examination 1
2 Basic Transvaginal Sonography Physics and Technology 18
3 Ovulation Monitoring 26
4 Tubal and Pelvic Factors 45
5 Uterine Factor 55
6 Ovulation Induction 78
7 Assisted Reproductive Technology 99
8 Evaluating Early Normal Pregnancy 118
9 Predicting Pregnancy Outcome with Vaginal Sonography 133
10 Ectopic Pregnancy 151
11 Ovarian Masses during the Reproductive Years 171
12 The Postmenopausal Pelvis 183
Subject Index 195
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