This book is written by experts who, using the latest techniques, describe laboratory investigations into women from conception to the grave. We asked the authors tp pay particular attention to the interpretation of laboratory results so we hope the book will be of interest to clinicians as well as to medical scientists.
Table of Contents
1. Nonpregnancy Estrogens 2. Estrogens in Pregnancy 3. Progesterone and Metabolites 4. Gonadotropins and Prolactin 5. Neutral Steroids 6. Gas Chromatographic Procedures for the Measurement of Pregnanediol, Andosterone, Etiocholanolone 7. Testosterone and Metabolites in Women Using Radioimmunoassay Techniques 8. Hormones and Breast Cancer 9. Enzymes in Carcinoma 10. The Selection, Performance, and Interpretation of Serum Enzyme Tests in Pregnancy 11. Problems of Thyroid Analyses in Pregnancy 12. Fetal Monitoring � Current Concepts 13. Assessment of Tryptophan Metabolism and Vitamin B6 Nutrition in Pregnancy and Oral Contraceptive Users