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February 13, 2002

GynecologyComprehensive Gynecology

Author Affiliations

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorDavid H.MorseMS, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media


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edited by Morton A. Stenchever, William Droegemueller, Arthur L. Herbst, and Daniel R. Mishell, Jr, 4th ed, 1325 pp, with illus, $129, ISBN 0-323-01402-X, St Louis, Mo, Mosby, 2001.

JAMA. 2002;287(6):782. doi:10.1001/jama.287.6.782-JBK0213-4-1

Comprehensive Gynecology, an indeed comprehensive 1325-page volume, is written and edited by four distinguished, well-respected leaders in obstetrics-gynecology. In this fourth edition the editors have added chapters by experts on selected topics: "Anatomic Defects of the Abdominal Wall and Pelvic Floor," by Dee E. Tenner, MD; "Diagnostic Procedures," by Vern Katz, MD; "Principles of Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy in Gynecologic Cancer," by Jacob Rotmensch, MD; "Breast Diseases," by Fidel A. Valea, MD; "Immunology and Molecular Oncology in Gynecologic Cancer," by Steven E. Waggoner, MD; and "Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology," by Carolyn Westhoff, MD, MSc.

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