Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: An Update

by Chittaranjan N Purandare, Suvarna S Khadilkar

The advances in medical science and technology have caused a shift of focus from correction of the problem to its prevention. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is the term for excessive bleeding-heavy, prolonged or frequent, of uterine origin. It is important in its study to exclude organic pelvic disease, systemic disease or complication of pregnancy. The option chosen depends on the severity of the condition, age, parity, availability of equipment as well as facilities and the skill of the gynaecologist. This book comprehensively covers the subject of DUB from basics to recent advances looked into with great details and in a practical way. A team of gynaecologists of high calibre provide in depth knowledge to treat disorders related to uterine. Covers various aspects such as applied physiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis by hysteroscopy and imaging science. Hematological aspects have been covered and work up of cases is explained. The current status of medical management as well as endometrial ablation and minimally invasive surgery and progestogen releasing intrauterine devices are covered. The update is even more complete by including a chapter on Medicolegal Implications and multiple choice questions for the postgraduates.

Book Series: FOGSI


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