Tubo-uterine Factors in Infertility

by Surveen Ghumman

Tubo-uterine causes of infertility have been gradually increasing in importance in the field of infertility management. Their incidence is between 25 to 40% in the infertile patient. Keeping these factors in mind this book has been written to enable a practicing clinician to have a concise road map in dealing with such patients. Evaluation of the uterine cavity, tubal structure and function along with their imaging forms the basis on which the diagnosis depends are dealt in detail. The various conditions like fibroids, ectopic pregnancy and other intrauterine, tubal and peritubal pathologies have been discussed in the various chapters with special reference to their diagnosis and management. Medical and surgical management have been explained with flow charts, diagrams and photographs and keeping in view the theme of the book the chapter on endometriosis deals extensively with the postsurgical management of the infertile woman. With the advent of endoscopes, early diagnosis and minimal tissue handling during surgical procedures has led to successful treatment of a vast number of cases. Separate chapters on the minimal invasive surgical management have been incorporated. This includes photographs of instrumentation and of the actual technique. Postoperative adhesions in the abdominal cavity are an important cause of infertility and a separate chapter deals with its prevention. This book has been written as a practical guide with the aim of placing the modern approach to the management of infertility in the context of sound theory, evidence based therapy and recent advances. A comprehensive classification, investigation and management of all tubouterine factors causing infertility have been presented in the book. In this day of information overload this book is an attempt to integrate information into a practice management protocol that is rational, logical and rewarding for the reader. This book is stimulating enough to help every practising infertility specialist to solve dilemmas in dealing with tubouterine pathologies in their patients enabling them to achieve the desired goal.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Ghumman Surveen Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
ISBN 9788184480191
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10864
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2007
Pages 480
Book Type Professional



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