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Gynecologic Oncology: Evidence-Based Perioperative and Supportive Care, 2nd Edition



Gynecologic Oncology: Evidence-Based Perioperative and Supportive Care, 2nd Edition

Steven A. Vasilev, Scott E. Lentz, Allison E. Axtell

ISBN: 978-0-470-08340-6 July 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 572 Pages


  • New edition fully includes Grades and Levels of evidence, providing a better idea of what the sum total of existing evidence suggests regarding key topics
  • Grades and levels of evidence consistently highlighted throughout
  • Greater number of tables and algorithms ("decision trees") for key decision-making areas
  • "Scope of concept" introduction to chapters are significantly enhanced, allowing the reader to reference the concepts while reviewing the specific details in the clinically oriented chapters
  • The only available book with an evidence-based approach covering this specific subject matter in one compendium
Foreword to the Second Edition ix

Contributors xi

Part One General Principles

1. Introduction 1
Steven A. Vasilev and Scott E. Lentz

2. Evidence-Based Medicine and Decision Support 11
Steven A. Vasilev

3. Vascular Access and Other Invasive Procedures 43
Paul Koonings and Scott E. Lentz

4. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition 69
Howard Silberman and Matthew Powers

Part Two Perioperative Management of Gynecologic Surgery

5. Preoperative Evaluation 145
Devansu Tewari

6. Postoperative Surveillance and Perioperative Prophylaxis 161
Harriet O. Smith and Lejla Delic

7. Perioperative Infections: Prevention and Therapeutic Options 235
Amy Stenson

8. Intraoperative and Perioperative Considerations in Laparoscopy 261
Steven A. Vasilev and Scott E. Lentz

Part Three Oncologic Perioperative Decision Making

9. Cervical Carcinoma 299
Fidel A. Valea

10. Endometrial Cancer 329
R. Wendel Naumann

11. Pelvic Masses and Ovarian Carcinoma 361
Margarett C. Ellison

12. Molar Gestation 377
Allison E. Axtell and Steven A. Vasilev

13. Perioperative Issues in the Management of Vulvar Cancer 389
Kathryn F. McGonigle and Maliaka W. Amneus

Part Four Complimentary Medicine/Supportive Care

14. Perioperative Psychosocial Considerations 419
Judith McKay and Steven A. Vasilev

15. Pain Management in Gynecologic Oncology 443
Laszlo Z. Galffy and Clayton A. Varga

16. Fertility Preservation in the Gynecologic Cancer Patient 469
Nicole Fleming

17. Perioperative Herbal and Supplement Use 487
Alexander Vasilev and Steven Vasilev

18. End-of-Life Decision Making 509
Scott E. Lentz

Index 539