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Female Genital Tract Congenital Malformations

Classification, Diagnosis and Management

Grimbizis, G., Campo, R., Tarlatzis, B.C., Gordts, S. (Eds.)

2015, XVI, 318 p. 156 illus., 99 illus. in color.

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  • Only book available exclusively covering female genital malformations
  • Presents all uterine, cervical and vaginal anomalies and categorizes them utilising the new ESHRE/ESGE classification system
  • Provides a succinct review of all the latest information concerning the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of female genital malformations in a systematic, evidence-based way

Using the new ESHRE/ESGE classification system, this book presents all uterine, cervical and vaginal anomalies in a systematic way. The diagnostic work-up of women with female genital malformations is reviewed in an evidence-based fashion, taking into account the availability of new non-invasive diagnostic methods. The treatment strategies and the therapeutic alternatives to restore health are also critically reviewed.


Female Genital Tract Congenital Malformations: Classification, Diagnosis and Management assesses all the latest information concerning the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of female genital malformations. It is a vital manual for all trainees and practitioners within the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, radiologists, researchers in the field of human reproduction, fertility specialists, endoscopists, and ultrasonographers.


Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cervical Anomalies - Congenital Malformations - Female Genital Tract - Uterine Anomalies - Vaginal Anomalies - vaginal Aplasia

Related subjects » Gynecology - Radiology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Part 1: basics.- 1. Normal embryological development of the female genital tract.- 2. Pathogenesis and aetiology of female genital malformations.- 3. Implantation in women with uterine congenital malformations.- 4. Classification of female genital malformations.-Part 2: Screening and diagnosis of female genital malformations.- 5. Hysterosalpingography.- 6. 2D Ultrasound and sonohysterography for the diagnosis of Female Genital Anomalies.- 7. 3D Ultrasound.- 8. Magnetic resonance imaging for the Diagnosis of Female Genital Anomalies.- 9. Diagnosis of Uterine Congenital Anomalies: Endoscopy.- 10. Current Work-Up for Screening And Diagnosing Female Genital Malformations.- Part 3: Clinical implications of the female genital malformations.- 11. Prevalence in the general and selected populations.- 12. Health problems related to female genital malformations: obstructive and complex anomalies.- 13. Fertility in women with uterine anomalies.- 14. Pregnancy outcome in women with uterine anomalies.- 15. Cervical Weakness in women who have uterine anomalies: Impact on pregnancy outcomes.- Part 4: Treatment of vaginal aplasia / techniques and results.- 16. Frank dilators.- 17. Vulvo-Perineoplasty Creatsas Vaginoplasty.- 18. Neovagina formation with expansion of vaginal vault.- 19. Neovagina formation with the use of peritoneum.- 20. Neovagina formation with the use of bowel.- 21. Vaginal Aplasia: Critical Overview of Available Treatment Options.- Part 5: Treatment of obstructive anomalies.- 22. Vaginal septae and imperforate hymen.- 23. Treatment of Obstructing Anomalies: Cervical aplasia.- 24. Treatment of Patients with Non-communicating Horns with Cavity.- Part 6: Treatment of uterine malformations.- 25. T-shaped uterus.- 26. Septum resection: Techniques and Post-Treatment Reproductive Performance.- 27. Bicorporeal uterus: treatment options.- 28. Bicorporeal Uterus: Laparoscopic Metroplasty.- Part 7: Disorders of sex development.- 29. Disorders of Sex Development: Classification and Treatment.

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