100 Questions & Answers About Uterine Fibroids

100 Questions & Answers About Uterine Fibroids

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Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with uterine fibroids, this book offers information and comfort. 100 Questions and Answers About Uterine Fibroids provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients. Written by expert obstetrician/gynecologist, this easy-to-read book is a complete guide to understanding symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment quality of life, and much more. Including actual commentary from patients, 100 Questions and Answers About Uterine Fibroids is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil caused by this condition.

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"What are fibroids? Do fibroids affect my ability to become pregnant and to have children? Should fibroids be treated? What is uterine artery embolization (UAE)? If the fibroids are not causing any problems, is watchful waiting a better option than surgery?" -- Cover.

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This guide for general readers covers different types of fibroids, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life issues. Vignettes and quotes from real patients are interspersed throughout Q&As sections on basic facts, fibroids and pregnancy, nonsurgical and surgical treatment, uterine artery embolization, myomectomy, and hysterectomy. Emphasis is on the Western medicine paradigm, but there is a brief half-page review of alternative therapies. The book is written in plain language accessible to all, and includes margin definitions, b&w illustrations, a list of resources, and a glossary. Greig is affiliated with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Cedars Sinai Medical Group. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011
ISBN: 9780763746391
Branch Call Number: 616.9936 G863o
Characteristics: vi, 114 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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