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Gynecologic Endocrinology

Irwin E. Thompson, MD
JAMA. 1976;235(12):1273. doi:10.1001/jama.1976.03260380065038.
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This large volume, with 48 contributors and nine major categories of hormonal physiology and function, covers virtually all aspects of hormonal problems in woman.

The first three sections are largely devoted to the physiology of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis and related clinical problems. Hypothalamic-hypophyseal control mechanisms, including gonadotropin-releasing factors and steroid-feedback-control mechanisms are discussed in some detail, together with a lucid presentation of current concepts of the hormonal physiology of the ovary. Included in these sections are chapters on the hormones of the placenta and thyroid-gonadal interrelationships. There is also an extensive chapter on the radiologic aspects of gynecologic endocrinology. The recent advances in the understanding of amenorrheas with hyperprolactinemia and the usefulness of bromergocryptine in related infertility are not discussed in adequate detail, no doubt because of the paucity of data available at the time of preparation of the book.

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