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Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology,15e
With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

VG Padubidri has a rich clinical and teaching experience of more than three decades. She has been a teaching faculty at Maulana Azad Medical College and Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India where she taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has to her credit many other books published in the subject of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Shirish N Daftary has a rich experience of more than three decades as a teacher and clinical practitioner of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Dr Daftary has earlier served as Dean, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital; President, Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India; President, Bombay Obstetric and Gynaecological Society; and Chairman, Indian College of Maternal and Child Health.

ISBN 9788131225486 • Paperback • 556 Pages

Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology, now in its 75th year of publication, is one of the best-selling gynaecological textbooks of all time. It was first published in 1936, since then it has maintained its popularity with teachers, examiners and student community. It delivers the most dependable, current, and complete yet comprehensive coverage on all aspects of gynaecological diseases and their management.

This book is a must have for undergraduate medical students and those preparing for postgraduate medical entrance examinations. Undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students will also find it as a useful resource

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  • Completely revised and updated text presented in a concise and lucid format makes this book reader friendly
  • Fulfils the needs of students taking various entrance tests to postgraduate diploma, MD/MS degree courses or Diplomate National Board or other competitive examinations
  • Provides a foundation course for postgraduate students who have joined the specialty

What's New
  • New chapters on obesity (as obesity is acknowledged as a major health problem globally), pelvic adhesions, and pre- and postoperative care (as it optimizes surgical results)
  • Current contraceptive practices and counselling techniques
  • Chapter on Gynaecologic Oncology rewritten completely
  • New diagnostic and therapeutic procedures added wherever required
  • Number of new coloured photographs added in place of the B&W ones


  1. Anatomy
  2. Normal Histology
  3. Physiology
  4. Paediatric Gynaecology, Adolescent Problems and Puberty
  5. Perimenopause, Menopause, Premature Menopause and Postmenopausal Bleeding
  6. Gynaecological Diagnosis
  7. Malformations of the Female Generative Organs
  8. Sex and Intersexuality
  9. Diseases of the Vulva
  10. Diseases of the Vagina
  11. Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Female
  12. Tuberculosis of the Genital Tract
  13. Injuries of the Female Genital Tract
  14. Injuries to the Intestinal Tract
  15. Diseases of the Urinary System
  16. Genital Fistulae and Stress Urinary Incontinence
  17. The Pathology of Conception
  18. Birth Control and Medical Termination of Pregnancy
  19. Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasias of Diseases
  20. Ectopic Gestation
  21. Disorders of Menstruation
  22. Menorrhagia and Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  23. Hormonal Therapy in Gynaecology
  24. Inflammation of the Uterus and the Cervix
  25. Genital Prolapse
  26. Displacements
  27. Fibromyomas of the Uterus and Uterine Polyps
  28. Disorders of the Ovary and Benign Tumours
  29. Gynaecologic Oncology
  30. Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy for Gynaecologic Cancer
  31. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  32. Acute and Chronic Pelvic Pain
  33. Disorders of Broad Ligament, Fallopian Tubes and Parametrium
  34. Endometriosis and Adenomyosis
  35. Breast
  36. Endoscopy in Gynaecology
  37. Imaging Modalities in Gynaecology
  38. Re-Surgery
  39. Preoperative and Postoperative Care, and Surgical Procedures
  40. Obesity
  41. Postoperative Adhesions and their Prevention
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