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Medicine - Gynecology | Biennial Review of Infertility - Volume 1

Biennial Review of Infertility

Volume 1

Barnard, L., Racowsky, C., Schlegel, P.N., van Voorhis, B.J. (Eds.)

2009, Approx. 550 pp.

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  • Presents important and cutting edge topics relevant to infertility
  • Written by respected, evidence-based experts who present each topic in a clear manner that benefits both clinicians and scientists
  • Accessible and applicable to all medical specialties involved in the care of infertile couples
  • Highlights emerging controversies and contrasting points of view in the field of reproductive medicine

Infertility is a widespread medical condition. As new technologies emerge, the rate at which our understanding of reproductive medicine grows can be overwhelming. The Biennial Review of Infertility provides the most up to date advances, ideas, and controversies together in one volume. Due to the distinctive nature of infertility, a panel of well-respected experts strives to present each chapter in a clear manner, specifically focused on evidence-based medicine. The Biennial Review of Infertility presents a balanced view of clinically relevant existing information for the evolving areas. Created to provide an ongoing appraisal of current knowledge, the Biennial Review of Infertility motivates communication amongst all those working to help couples resolve their infertility.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Embryo - Female Infertility - Genetic Screening - Human Oocyte Abnormalities - Human Premplantation Embryos - In Vitro Fertilization - Male Infertility - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - Sperm Chromatin Abnormalities - Varicocelectomy - infertility - ymptomatic Uterine Myomas

Related subjects » Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Urology

Table of contents 

Section 1 – Female Infertility Environmental Factors Affecting Female Infertility…………… Victor Y. Fujimoto and Linda C. Giudice Metformin for the Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)…………… Satin S. Patel, Victor E. Beshay, and Bruce R. Carr Minimally Invasive Approaches to Treat Symptomatic Uterine Myomas……………. Samantha M. Pfeifer Poor Response to Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation…………… Amr A. Azim and Owen K. Davis Ectopic Pregnancy…………… Stephan Krotz and Sandra Carson Recent Advances in Fertility Preservation for the Female…………… Ozgur Oktem and Kutluk Oktay0 Section 2 – Male Infertility Effect of Advanced Age on Male Infertility…………… Matthew Wosnitzer and Harry Fisch Genetic Variants in Male Infertility…………… Mounia Tannour-Louet and Dolores J. Lamb Sperm Chromatin Abnormalities and Reproductive Outcome…………… Peter N. Schlegel Section 3 – Assisted Reproduction Techniques Selecting the Most Competent Embryo…………… S. Temel Ceyhan, Katherine V. Jackson, and Catherine Racowsky Elective Single Embryo Transfer…………… Jan Gerris and Petra De Sutter Obesity and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Outcomes…………… Anuja Dokras Human Oocyte Abnormalities: Basic Analyses and Clinical Applications…………… Vanessa Y. Rawe and Catherine M. H. Combelles In Vitro Maturation of Mammalian Oocytes…………… John J. Broomfield, Katie L. Jones, and David F. Albertini The Use of Oocyte and Embryo Vitrification inAssisted Reproductive Technology…………… Tetsunori Mukaida Imprinting Errors and IVF…………… Victoria K. Cortessis Section 4 – Evolving Controversies in Contemporary Reproductive Medicine Varicocelectomy or ART for Male Factor Infertility Due to A Varicocele? Discriminate Use of Varicocelectomy in Light of Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technologies…………… John M. Csokmay and Alan H. DeCherney The Use of Varicocelectomy Surgery in the Treatment of the Infertile Male…………… Joel L. Marmar Does Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) Improve IVF Outcome? The Role of Aneuploidy Screening in Human Premplantation Embryos…………… Alan R. Handyside and Alan H. Thornhill Lack of Benefit of Pre-implantation Genetic Screening…………… Glenn L. Schattman The Benefits of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Chromosomal Aneuploidy…………… Anver Kuliev and Yury Verlinsky The Inefficiency of Preimplantation Genetic Screening…………… Sebastiaan Mastenbroek, Fulco van der Veen, and Sjoerd Repping

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