Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, The Requisites in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

The Requisites in Obstetrics & Gynecology

By Ruben Alvero, MD, FACOG, FACS, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Advanced Reproductive Medicine, Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO, USA; and William D. Schlaff, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Aurora, CO, USA

Part I Reproductive Endocrinology and the Regulation of Menses

Steroids and prostaglandins in reproductive medicine

The normal Menstrual cycle

Normal and abnormal pubertal development

Primary amenorrhea

Hyperandrogenic disorders and PCOS

Secondary amenorrhea and prolactin disorders

Abnormal uterine bleeding

Premenstrual dysphoric syndrome

The Climacteric

Osteoporosis and bone metabolism

Human sexuality

Part II Infertility

Evaluating infertility

Male factor infertility

Ovulatory dysfunction (including LPD)

Anatomic infertility (including cervical factor)


Unexplained infertility and diminished ovarian reserve

Assisted reproductive technologies