Gynecologic problems of the perimenopause: evaluation and treatment

Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2002 Sep;29(3):455-73. doi: 10.1016/s0889-8545(02)00010-4.


The gynecologic problems associated with the perimenopause and detailed in this review represent common and often vexing concerns for women during this transition. By heeding the evidence-based approaches to evaluation and treatment described herein, clinicians can improve the health and lives of their perimenopausal patients.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Climacteric / physiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Menstruation Disturbances / physiopathology
  • Menstruation Disturbances / therapy*
  • Risk Factors
  • Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological / physiopathology
  • Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological / therapy
  • Vaginal Diseases / physiopathology
  • Vaginal Diseases / therapy
  • Vasomotor System / physiopathology