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Medicine - Gynecology | Sperm Chromatin for the Clinician - A Practical Guide

Sperm Chromatin for the Clinician

A Practical Guide

Zini, Armand, Agarwal, Ashok (Eds.)

Contains selected chapters from Sperm Chromatin

2013, XIII, 314 p. 13 illus., 12 illus. in color.


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  • Concise guide with clinical applications
  • Portable and low-cost
  • Contains all the up-to-date information about the topic​

This concise, truncated version of Zini and Agarwal's Sperm Chromatin: Biological and Clinical Applications in Male Infertility and Assisted Reproduction offers select, clinical chapters for a handy, more affordable, state-of-the-art resource. Sperm Chromatin for the Clinician addresses such vital issues as:

- Male subfertility and sperm chromatin damage

- Aging and sperm DNA damage

- Cancer and implications for sperm quality

- Environmental factors

- Cryopreservation and sperm DNA integrity

- Postnatal effects of sperm chromatin damage

Practical for clinicians and researchers alike, Sperm Chromatin for the Clinician contains all of the need-to-know information about this cutting-edge topic in reproductive medicine.​

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » ART - chromatin - sperm - sperm chromatin

Related subjects » Gynecology - Medicine - Urology

Table of contents 

Part I: Biological Determinants of Sperm Chromatin Damage.- Sperm Chromatin: An Overview.- Spermatogenesis: An Overview.- Role of Oxidative Stress in the Etiology of Sperm DNA Damage.- Abortive Apoptosis and Sperm Chromatic Damage.- Spermiogenesis in Sperm Genetic Integrity.- Part II: Clinical Aspects of Sperm Chromatin Damage.- Male Subfertility and Sperm Chromatin Damage.- Aging and Sperm DNA.- Cancer in Males: Implications for Sperm Quality, Fertility, and Progeny Outcome.- Sperm Chromatin and Environmental Factors.- Effects of Male Accessory Gland Infection on Sperm Parameters.- Antioxidants and Sperm DNA Damage.- Part III: Sperm Chromatin and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART).- The Impact of Sperm Processing and Cryopreservation on Sperm DNA Integrity.- Sperm Chromatin and ART (IUI, IVF and ICSI).- Sperm DNA Damage and Pregnancy Loss after IVF and ICSI.- Postnatal Effects of Sperm Chromatin Damage.- Evaluation of Chromatin and DNA Integrity in Testicular Sperm.- Clinical Utility of Sperm DNA Integrity Tests.

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