Male Infertility

A Complete Guide to Lifestyle and Environmental Factors

Editors: du Plessis, Stefan S, Agarwal, Ashok, Sabanegh, Jr., Edmund S. (Eds.)

  • Offers a comprehensive and concise approach to the understanding and prevention of male infertility due to lifestyle choices and environmental factors
  • Discusses topics such as smoking, drug use, obesity, exercise, sexually transmitted disease, radiation and psychological stress
  • Written and edited by internationally recognized scientists and clinicians in reproductive medicine and infertility
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About this book

This unique text provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the various environmental factors and lifestyle choices which impact male fertility, with special emphasis on the mechanisms that contribute to decreased sperm production and impaired function. Internationally recognized scientists and clinicians, leaders in the field of infertility, gather their insights and discuss how to prevent, address and cure male infertility caused by factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, medication and drug use, obesity, dietary and exercise habits, sexually transmitted infections, psychological stress and occupational exposure to chemicals and radiation. Written in an easy to follow, informal yet scientific style, Male Infertility offers invaluable clinical guidelines for physicians and infertility experts and new data and research of great interest to basic scientists, andrologists and embryologists.

About the authors

Stefan S. du Plessis, BScHons, Hons B(B&A), MSc, MBA, PhD (Stell), Division of Medical Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

Ashok Agarwal, PhD, HCLD (ABB), ELD (ACE), Center for Reproductive Medicine, Andrology Center, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Edmund S. Sabanegh, Jr., MD, Department of Urology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Epidemiology and Evidence of Declining Male Fertility

    Cocuzza, Marcello (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • The Effect of Smoking on Male Infertility

    Haque, Omar (et al.)

    Pages 19-30

  • BMI and Obesity

    Khullar, Karishma (et al.)

    Pages 31-45

  • The Impact of Physical Exercise on Male Fertility

    Vaamonde Martin, Diana Maria (et al.)

    Pages 47-60

  • The Importance of Diet, Vitamins, Malnutrition, and Nutrient Deficiencies in Male Fertility

    Trost, Landon W. (et al.)

    Pages 61-82

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-1039-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Male Infertility
Book Subtitle
A Complete Guide to Lifestyle and Environmental Factors
Editors
  • Stefan S du Plessis
  • Ashok Agarwal
  • Edmund S. Sabanegh, Jr.
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-1040-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-1040-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-1039-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4476-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 268
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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