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By Christian Lauritzen, John W. W. Studd

The main up to date and accomplished overseas paintings on menopause and postmenopause, this article has been assembled through famous opinion-leaders all through Europe. present administration of the Menopause explores what menopause is strictly and its impact on diversified platforms within the physique, however it additionally discusses the non-medical elements of the , resembling women's reactions to creating a transition right into a new section of lifestyles. The specialists totally clarify the scientific matters, addressing controversies, resembling that over where of HRT in therapy of menopausal sufferers, head-on. This quantity is perfect for gynecologists, normal practitioners, and scholars in these fields.

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Menopause occurs with the final normal period, which is known with certainty only in retrospect a year or more after the event. g. polyps, myomata) are excluded. Existing amenorrhea, climacteric age, exclusion of pregnancy, of intake of medications causing amenorrhea, of endocrine pathology or consuming diseases, repeated determinations of estradiol (<30 pg/ml) and of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in plasma (>40 IE/l), measurement of ovarian volume, exclusion of ovulatory follicles and measurement of endometrial thickness (<5 mm) may help establish a definite diagnosis of menopause.

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