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Uterine Fibroids: A Clinical Casebook

  • Author: Nash S. Moawad
  • ISBN: 9783319587790
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: November 1, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 379 Pages
  • Language: English


Comprised of clinical cases presenting diverse clinical scenarios of uterine fibroids, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in reproductive medicine and obstetrics/gynecology with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various presentations of fibroids they may encounter in daily clinical practice. Opening with chapters discussing classification and pathogenesis, effects on fertility and treatment modalities for these common tumors, each subsequent chapter is a case that provides a unique clinical presentation of a patient’s symptoms and clinical findings, diagnostic work-up and the thought process involved in navigating the treatment options as well as the supporting evidence. Cases included illustrate different types and locations of fibroids in addition to various management strategies, complications and outcomes, and selected chapters also include video clips.

Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Uterine Fibroids: A Clinical Casebook is written by experts in the field and is designed to facilitate and guide reproductive medicine specialists and gynecologists in the sometimes challenging decision-making process by presenting real case scenarios that span the spectrum of fibroid presentations and treatment options.

Key Features
  • A cased-based, practical guide to the management of various types and presentations of uterine fibroids, complications and outcomes
  • Discusses submucosal, intramural and subserosal fibroids, among many others, in patients desiring fertility
  • An excellent resource for practicing reproductive medicine specialists and gynecologists, as well as residents and students
Table of Contents
  1. Pathogenesis, Classification, Histopathology and Symptomatology of Fibroids
  2. Uterine Fibroids and Effect on Fertility
  3. Treatment Modalities for Fibroids, Indications, Risks and Benefits
  4. An 8 Cm Subserosal Fibroid in a Patient with Unexplained Infertility and Pain
  5. Large Asymptomatic FIGO Type 3-5 Fibroid and Primary Infertility
  6. 26-Week Fibroid Uterus, Hydroureter, Hydronephrosis and Infertility
  7. Submucosal Fibroid, Menorrhagia, Anemia and Dysmenorrhea
  8. Intramural Fibroid Impinging on the Uterine Cavity
  9. The Prolapsed Myoma
  10. The fibroid with Red Flags!
  11. The Broad Ligament Fibroid
  12. Asymptomatic Fibroids and Infertility
  13. Solitary Myoma
  14. Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site (Less) Surgery
  15. Massive Uterine Fibroids in an Anemic Patient
  16. Multiple Symptomatic Intramural Fibroids in a Patient who Desires Fertility
  17. The Cervical Fibroid
  18. Uterine Fibroids and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  19. Asymptomatic Type 1 Submucosal Myoma in The Setting Of Tubal Factor Infertility Requiring IVF
  20. The Innumerable Fibroids
Author Biography

Nash S. Moawad, MD, MS, FACOG, Head of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Program Director of UF Health COEMIG, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

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