Clinical Infertility and In Vitro Fertilization

by Botros RMB Rizk, Hassan N Sallam

The book Clinical Infertility and In Vitro Fertilization provides a complete guide for the causes and treatment of infertility. This book is divided into three main sections namely physiology, infertility and assisted reproductive technology. Each section is divided into several chapters and each chapter elaborates the topics that deal with. Nearly 500 clinical and scientific images are illustrated to describe several conditions and surgical techniques. First section starts with male and female physiology and then discusses about various causes of infertility, such as hypothalamic pituitary dysfunction, endometriosis, male factors, the cervical factor, the tubal factor and unexplained infertility. In physiology sections, the basic concept of neuroendocrinology, folliculogenesis, spermatogenesis, fertilization and implantation are explained. The final section discusses about assisted reproductive technology, including In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), cryopreservation of embryos, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and fertility preservation in female cancer patients. The chapter on In Vitro fertilization and related techniques gives the information regarding ovarian stimulation, timing of oocyte retrieval and techniques of oocyte retrieval. The final chapter deals with ethical, moral, religious and controversial issues such as donor gametes.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Rizk Botros RMB
USA IVF Program, University of South Alabama Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
2. Sallam Hassan N Alexandria Fertility and Assisted Reproduction Center, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt; The Suzanne Mubarak Regional Centre for Women’s Health and Development, Alexandria, Egypt
ISBN 9789350250952
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11630
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 440
Book Type Professional


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