A Comprehensive Approach

  • Antonio Cano

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Biological Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gita D. Mishra
      Pages 3-7
    3. Agnieszka Podfigurna, Adam Czyzyk, Monika Grymowicz, Roman Smolarczyk, Blazej Meczekalski
      Pages 23-66
  3. Impact of Estrogen Depletion on Symptoms and Quality of Life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Juan Enrique Blümel, Eugenio Arteaga
      Pages 79-90
    3. Maria Jesús Cancelo-Hidalgo, Laura Barrera Coello
      Pages 91-107
    4. Nicolás Mendoza Ladrón de Guevara, Ana Rosa Jurado
      Pages 109-122
  4. The Impact of Estrogen Depletion on Disease Susceptibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Antonio Cano, Miguel Ángel García-Pérez
      Pages 125-140
    3. Faustino R. Pérez-López, Peter Chedraui
      Pages 141-158
    4. Esperanza Navarro-Pardo, Tomi S. Mikkola, Tommaso Simoncini, Marta Millán, María Dolores Juliá, Antonio Cano
      Pages 159-178
  5. Management of Menopause

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Santiago Palacios, Mariella Lilue
      Pages 197-212
    3. Claudio Hernández-Angeles, Camil Castelo-Branco
      Pages 213-223
    4. Esperanza Navarro-Pardo, Tomi S. Mikkola, Tommaso Simoncini, Marta Millán, María Dolores Juliá, Antonio Cano
      Pages 225-247
    5. Jenifer Sassarini, Mary Ann Lumsden
      Pages 249-260
    6. María Fernanda Garrido Oyarzún, Camil Castelo-Branco
      Pages 261-272
    7. Nicolás Mendoza Ladrón de Guevara, Carlos de Teresa Galván
      Pages 273-282
    8. Annamaria Colao
      Pages 283-299
  6. Menopause in the Context of Healthy Ageing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. Esperanza Navarro-Pardo, Patricia Villacampa-Fernández, Ruth E. Hubbard, Emily Gordon
      Pages 303-315
    3. Faustino R. Pérez-López
      Pages 317-331

About this book


This book provides an evidence-based approach to the universal experience of menopause. Its structured format clearly separates the biological basis from the clinical impact and quality of life, while also examining menopause within the context of healthy ageing in females. Accordingly, the book addresses factors including lifestyle, frailty, sarcopenia, and new ICT technologies.

Written by respected experts in the field, the book offers a valuable guide for gynecologists and professionals devoted to women’s healthcare and ageing quality of life, while also sharing revealing insights for non-professionals.


Symptoms Quality of Life Prevention Chronic diseases Health ageing Hormones Life style

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonio Cano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of ValenciaValenciaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-59317-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-59318-0
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