A Practical Guide to Setting Up an IVF Lab, Embryo Culture Systems and Running the Unit

by Alex C Varghese, Peter Sjöblom, K Jayaprakasan

A Practical Guide to Setting Up an IVF LAB, EMBRYO CULTURE SYSTEMS AND RUNNING THE UNIT depicts IVF laboratory techniques and quality assurance, where the introduction of new procedures and equipment and changing perspectives on the practice of IVF in the laboratory are elaborated. The early days of IVF and how the scientists struggled to get the best possible outcomes for their subfertile patients are summarized. In-depth details of the technical aspects of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) are provided. An update on the new WHO semen standards and the optimum sperm processing techniques for IVF is highlighted. An invaluable assistance on the effective use of data acquisition solutions in ART programs is provided, where guidelines for maintaining the information required for fertility treatments is described.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Varghese Alex C
Montreal Reproductive Centre, 2110, Boul Decarie, Montreal, QC, Canada, H4A 3J3; Iswarya Fertility Centres, Tamil Nadu, India
2. Sjöblom Peter
Nottingham University Research, Treatment Unit in Reproduction (NURTURE), ‘B’ Floor, East Block, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK
3. Jayaprakasan K Royal Derby Hospital, Derby and NURTURE, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
ISBN 9789350905166
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12076
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 252
Book Type Reference


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