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100 Questions & Answers About Endometriosis

Author(s): David B. Redwine, MD, FACOG, Medical Director, Endometriosis Institute of Oregon, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, Oregon
  • ISBN-13: 9780763759230
  • Paperback    139 pages      © 2009
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It is estimated that between 10 and 20 percent of American women of childbearing age have endometriosis. About 5.5 million women in the U.S. and Canada are diagnosed with the disease each year.

Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from Endometriosis, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Endometriosis gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, and provides sources of support from both the doctor’s and patient’s viewpoints. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of endometriosis.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Symptoms and Diagnosis
Part  3  Symptomatic Treatment
Part  4  Surgical Treatment
Part  5  Other Causes of Pelvic Pain
Part  6  Fertility Issues
Part  7  Heredity
Part  8  Final Thoughts

David B. Redwine, MD, FACOG-Medical Director, Endometriosis Institute of Oregon, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, Oregon

David B. Redwine, MD, FACOG was born in Fort Worth, Texas and graduated with a degree in biology from Stanford. He received his MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and then completed his residency in Ob/Gyn at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland, Oregon in 1978. Since 1978, he has been in private practice in Bend, Oregon. His interests have focused on endometriosis and laparoscopic surgery. He has helped define the visual appearance of endometriosis and his computer database has shed important new light on the true behavior of endometriosis. These insights have led to important new directions in research and therapy. In 1987, he helped form the world’s first endometriosis treatment program, based on modern concepts of understanding he helped develop and comprehensive surgical treatments which he continues to refine. Dr. Redwine has performed surgery on over 3,000 patients with endometriosis, with patients coming to Bend from all over the world. He is widely published in the peer-reviewed literature and is the editor/author of two books on endometriosis. He has traveled extensively internationally to lecture and perform demonstration surgery. He is unaffiliated with any medical school or medical equipment company.