This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of infertility. Beginning with an introduction to infertility and fertility testing, the following chapters discuss the causes and treatment of both male and female infertility, In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF), guidelines for infertility treatments and birth defects. The final sections examine regulatory issues and social and emotional aspects of assisted reproductive technology (ART). Authored by renowned experts in the USA, this manual includes more than 200 colour images and illustrations.
Anil K Dubey PhD HCLD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Associate Director of Division Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility and IVF, Director of IVF Labs, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA
Section 1: Infertility 1. A History of Clinical Embryology and Therapeutic IVF: From Pythagoras and Aristotle to Boveri and Edwards 2. Fertility Testing and Treatment in 2020 Section 2: Male Factor Infertility 3. Evaluation and Diagnosis of Male Infertility 4. Hormonal Management of Male Infertility 5. Immunology of Male Infertility 6. Surgical Management of Male Infertility 7. Genetics and Male Infertility Section 3: Female Factor Infertility 8. Evaluation and Diagnosis of Female Infertility 9. Anovulation and Amenorrhea 10. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Diagnostic Criteria and Treatment in the Anovulatory Patient 11. Endometriosis and Infertility 12. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss 13. Cancer and Fertility Drugs 14. Unexplained Infertility 15. Reproductive Surgery: Technique and Reproductive Outcomes 16. The Molecular and Genetic Basis of Infertility 17. Female Reproductive Aging 18. Ovarian Reserve Testing Section 4: In Vitro Fertilization 19. Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation for In Vitro Fertilization 20. Procedures and Protocols in In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory 21. Cryopreservation of Human Embryos 22. Oocyte Donation Program 23. Luteal Phase Supplementation in In Vitro Fertilization 24. Fertility Preservation for Women 25. Advanced Reproductive Age and Art 26. Preimplantation Genetic Screening/Diagnosis 27. Third Party Reproduction: Current Status and Future 28. Natural Cycle In Vitro Fertilization: The Current Practice 29. Sperm Banking: Indications and Regulations 30. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome During Infertility Treatments Section 5: Practice Guideline for Infertility Treatments 31. Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients with Infertility 32. Integrating Quality Management into a Fertility Practice Section 6: Birth Defects and Assisted Reproductive Technology 33. Assisted Reproductive Technology and Birth Defects Section 7: Regulation 34. Regulation of the Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratory Section 8: Emotional and Social Aspects 35. Emotional and Social Aspects of Infertility Treatment Index