Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

Benign to Malignant

Editors: Nayak, Bhagyalaxmi, Singh, Uma (Eds.)

Free Preview
  • This book covers the latest evidence based approach in diagnosis and management of gestational trophoblastic disease and gestational neoplastic disease
  • Easy to follow algorithms and key points in each chapter
  • Chapters are supplemented with ample illustrations and figures
  • Special section covers the controversies in  management  and complications of gestational trophoblastic disease
  • Each chapter discusses clinical approach to management with case scenarios
  • A separate section titled beyond convention covers special aspects related to unusual cases
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-334-878-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-334-877-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
About this book

This book covers the entire spectrum of gestational trophoblastic disease from the most benign to the most malignant form. It addresses etiopathogenesis, molecular basis of the disease, risk assessment, management and follow-up. Management in the form of surgical, medical and supportive care is discussed in detail to help the practitioner in making treatment decisions. Special and rare varieties of the disease are be dealt separately. A separate section in each chapter covers critical conditions arising from the disease. Case based discussions make the chapters more lively and interesting. The recent trials and studies are also covered in the book. Topics such as fertility preservation, gestational trophoblastic diseases registry and development of voluntary organizations for supporting patients are value additions to this book. This book is meant for the general obstetrician and gynecologist and for the gynaecologic oncologist as well.

About the authors

‚ÄčDr. Bhagyalaxmi Nayak  is faculty in  post graduate department of gynaecologic oncology in Regional Cancer Center, Cuttack, India. She is fellow of Indian College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She has many publications and has delivered many lectures at national and international conferences. She was the Vice President of Association of Gynaecologic Oncologists of India and Chairperson of Oncology Committee of FOGSI. She was the executive publisher of Indian Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology and presently is an Assistant Editor of the same. She has been awarded the YUVA FOGSI Oration and the Usha Saraiya lecture in gynaecologic oncology. She is the principal investigator of project on role of bacterial vaginosis in cervical cancer funded by Department of Science & Technology. She is a PhD Guide to students at Ravenshaw University.

Dr. Uma Singh is  professor at department of gynecologic oncology at King George Medical College, Lucknow. She has several publications in national and international journals and has been the guide for many theses and PhD projects. She is a reviewer for International Journal of Applied and Basic Medical Research, Indian Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology and Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of India. She is member of South Asia Expert Group for Prevention of Cancer Cervix. She also has a fellowship in Advanced Course in Medical Education.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-334-878-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-334-877-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Book Subtitle
Benign to Malignant
Editors
  • Bhagyalaxmi Nayak
  • Uma Singh
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-334-878-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-33-4878-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-334-877-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 162
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
Topics