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Frontiers in Gynecological Endocrinology

Volume 4: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecological Endocrinology

  • Charles Sultan
  • Andrea R. Genazzani

Part of the ISGE Series book series (ISGE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Andrea R. Genazzani, Andrea Giannini, Tommaso Simoncini
    Pages 1-8
  3. Charles Sultan, Laura Gaspari, Nicolas Kalfa, Françoise Paris
    Pages 9-24
  4. Juliane Léger, Jean-Claude Carel
    Pages 25-38
  5. Charles Sultan, Laura Gaspari, Nicolas Kalfa, Françoise Paris
    Pages 39-48
  6. Charles Sultan, Laura Gaspari, Nicolas Kalfa, Françoise Paris
    Pages 49-55
  7. Françoise Paris, Laura Gaspari, Charles Sultan
    Pages 57-65
  8. Vincenzina Bruni, Sandra Bucciantini, Simona Ambroggio
    Pages 67-109
  9. Alessandro D. Genazzani, Giulia Despini, Riccardo Bonacini, Alessia Prati
    Pages 111-118
  10. Sebastien Guillaume, Laurent Maimoun, Charles Sultan, Patrick Lefebvre
    Pages 119-125
  11. Tommaso Simoncini, Andrea Giannini, Andrea R. Genazzani
    Pages 127-132
  12. Martin Birkhaeuser
    Pages 133-180
  13. Sharon Cameron
    Pages 189-198
  14. Matan Elami-Suzin, Joseph G. Schenker
    Pages 199-227
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 229-237

About this book


This volume provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview on pediatric and adolescent gynecological endocrinology. It covers a very wide range of topics with a particular focus on disorders of sex differentiation, pubertal maturation, growth disorders, primary and secondary amenorrhea, menstrual disorders in adolescents and young adults, sexuality, contraception, and pregnancy. The authors are international well-known experts who document the latest clinical experience in this continuously evolving field and provide practical guidance on the evaluation and treatment of female pubertal problems.

The book is published within the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE) Series and is based on the 2015 International School of Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology (ISGRE) Summer Course. It will be an invaluable reference for gynecologists, endocrinologists, pediatricians, and experts in women’s health.


Delayed puberty Disorders of puberty Disorders of sex differentiation Growth disorders Insulin sensitivity Menstrual disorders Premature ovarian failure Primary amenorrhea Secondary amenorrhea Sexuality in adolescence

Editors and affiliations

  • Charles Sultan
    • 1
  • Andrea R. Genazzani
    • 2
  1. 1.Département Hormonologie Hôpital Lapeyronie CHU et Université MontpellierUnité d’Endocrinologie et Gynécologie Pédiatriques, Département de Pédiatrie Hôpital Arnaud-de-Villeneuve CHU et Université MontpellierMontpellierFrance
  2. 2.International Society of Gynecological EndocrinologyPisaItaly

About the editors

Andrea R. Genazzani is President of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE), President of the European Society of Gynecology (ESG), General Secretary of the International Academy of Human Reproduction (IAHR), Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Editor-in-Chief of Gynecological Endocrinology since 1987. He is author of more than 827 papers in peer reviewed journals and Editor of more than 42 books. 

Charles Sultan is Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology. He is Chief of the INSERM group, Chief of the Hormone Center, and Chief of the Unit of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University Hospital in Montpellier. Professor Sultan is Professor and deputy-dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montpellier. He is author of more than 435 papers.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Frontiers in Gynecological Endocrinology
  • Book Subtitle Volume 4: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecological Endocrinology
  • Editors Charles Sultan
    Andrea R. Genazzani
  • Series Title ISGE Series
  • Series Abbreviated Title ISGE Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-41431-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-82352-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-41433-1
  • Series ISSN 2197-8735
  • Series E-ISSN 2197-8743
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 237
  • Number of Illustrations 11 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Gynecology
    Reproductive Medicine
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