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Upcoming focused issue—Adolescent Gynecology by Dr. Maria Demma Cabral and Dr. Dilip R Patel

Published: 2019-04-09

This Focused Issue on Adolescent Gynecology, guest edited by Dr. Maria Demma Cabral add Dr. Dilip R Patel, aims to highlight the state-of-art information on physiology of pubertal development, long acting reversible contraception and disorders of breasts in females, and amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, human papilloma virus infection, vulvovaginal infections in adolescents, as well as gonadal dysgenesis and emergency contraception use. We wish to cross fertilize topics from a pool of international repute and bring them to clinical, scientific and academic platform to portray their viewpoints, results and experiences.

Below is the preliminary outline of the focused issue:

Preface
Adolescent GynecologyM
Maria Demma Cabral and Dilip R Patel, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA

Review Articles
Physiology of pubertal development in females
Alissa M. Guarneri, MD, and Manmohan Kamboj, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, USA

Amenorrhea in adolescents
Maria Demma Cabral, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA
Hatim Omar, KY Children's Hospital, Lexington, USA

Abnormal uterine bleeding in adolescents
Maria Demma Cabral and Kelly Brown, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA

Dysmenorrhea in adolescents
Sadhana Dharmapuri, Stroger Hospital Cook County, Chicago, USA

Gonadal dysgenesis
Ethel Gonzales Clemente, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA
Sipla Nadella, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA

Long acting reversible contraception in adolescent females
Dilip R Patel, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA
Hatim Omar, KY Children's Hospital, Lexington, USA

Emergency contraception use in adolescents and young adults
Metee Comkornruecha, Niklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, USA

Pelvic inflammatory disease in adolescents
Donald E. Greydanus, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA
Lyubov Matytsina-Quinlan, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield, UK Flora Bacopoulou, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece

Endometriosis in adolescents
Maria Demma Cabral and Debra Taubel, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA

Human papilloma virus infection in adolescents
Nneka A Holder, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

Vulvovaginal infections in adolescents
Marisha Agana, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA
Swati Bhave, Adolescent Wellness Clinic, Jehangir Hospital, Pune, India

Disorders of breasts in adolescent females
Donald E. Greydanus, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, USA
Flora Bacopoulou, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece
Lyubov Matytsina-Quinlan, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK

Hope to bring you an inspirational collection!

Maria Demma Cabral, MD
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Guest Editor

Dilip R Patel, MD, MBA, MPH
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer
Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Editorial Board Member and Guest Editor
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