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Comprehensive Gynecology, 5th Edition

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Formerly edited by Drs. Droegemueller, Stenchever, Mishell & Herbst - this trusted and tested reference provides complete, timely, and easy access to vital information on the medical and surgical issues affecting today's daily gynecology practice. Featuring the fresh perspectives of four new editors, along with new contributors, the text offers practical, in-depth coverage...helpful illustrations - many new to this edition...and clinically oriented after page! Plus, access the complete contents online, fully searchable at - so you can find quick answers from an location.

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New to This Edition

    • Presents the work of four new associate editors and many new contributors who offer fresh practice perspectives.
    • Includes unique new chapters covering rape · incest · domestic violence · and other highly emotional aspects of the specialty.
    • Features more than 100 new full-color photos that help you identify lesions and interpret pathologic findings.
    • Provides expanded material on menopause, reflecting the ever-increasing aging patient population.

Key Features

    • Access state-of-the-art guidance on the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques...the newest applications in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound...and many other essential aspects of today's practice.
    • Access fresh practice perspectives from four new editors and new contributors.
    • Effectively handle the emotional aspects of the specialty with unique new chapters covering rape * incest * and domestic violence, among others.
    • Diagnose conditions accurately with the visual aid of nearly 1,000 illustrations - including more than 100 new full-color photos.
    • Quickly find the information you need with user-friendly features including key terms, key points, and the use of color throughout.
    • Exponentially boost your clinical reference power with access to the complete contents online - fully searchable - as well as all of the illustrations for use in electronic presentations. Visit for details.

Published Reviews


    "There is something worthwhile in every chapter, and even the most knowledgeable gynecologist should be able to pluck a pearl from the material...If the reader is looking for a comprehensive text on gynecology in one volume, this is it...Well worth the price."- JAMA

Author Information

    By Vern L. Katz, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health Sciences University; Medical Director, Women's Services, Sacred Heart Medical Center; Center for Genetics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Eugene, Oregon, USA; Gretchen Lentz, MD, Associate Professor and Director, Women's Health; Associate Director, Women's Health Care Center, (Roosevelt), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Rogerio A. Lobo, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY; and David Gershenson, MD, Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA

Customer Reviews

Comprehensive Gynecology, 5th Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 1128 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02951-3
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  • Copyright: 2007