Manual of Ovulation Induction

by Gautam Nandkishore Allahbadia

This book the “Manual of Ovulation Induction” presents an up-to-date synthesis of current theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. The book is directed at all gynaecologists, infertility professionals; both medical and paramedical including postgraduate students. The text is definitive as a practical, problem orientated handbook. This well written volume encompasses a wide range of topics from basic physiology of gonadotropin secretion to modern imaging modalities, and a wide variety of alternatives to ovulation induction, such as metformin treatment and laparoscopic ovarian drilling. This undersized book holds a treasure of information to all interested in helping infertile patients. A practising physician who treats infertile patients will greatly benefit from reading this well written and concise book. A special emphasis is put on the role of the recombinant gonadotropins and the new GnRH agonists. Several chapters dedicated to the most challenging situations that the physicians face including patients with poor response, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, hyperprolactinemia and thyroid dysfunction. The complications of ovulation induction, mainly the ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome are also adequately discussed. The avid reader will find plenty of practical advice and clinical tips concerning ovulation induction protocols and the use of IUI. Ovulation induction allows the creation of life to many couples who would otherwise be deprived of their life’s greatest joys. As implied by the title, the textbook covers all aspects of ovulation induction that a clinician wants to know including all known current stimulation protocols and induction strategies.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Allahbadia Gautam Nandkishore Dr LH Hiranandani Center for Human Reproduction, Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai, India
ISBN 9788180614132
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10479
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2005
Pages 304
Book Type Reference


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