Male Infertility: Sperm Diagnosis, Management and Delivery provides a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of male infertility and its treatment. The book opens with an introduction to basic anatomy and physiology and includes subsequent chapters on the causes and effects of poor semen quality, guidance on how to perform semen analysis, cryo-banking and oncology, ethical and regulatory requirements of using male gametes for fertility treatment, and future technologies. Richly illustrated throughout, this is a key resource for all andrologists and clinicians specialising in reproductive medicine, gynaecology, oncology, infertility and embryology.
Covers all aspects of sperm diagnosis, management and delivery
Written and edited by leading experts in the field
Defines standards of practice and provides methodologies and protocols for best practice
Jayant Mehta, PhD DipRCPath Director of Sub-Fertility Laboratory and Quality Control Manager, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen's Hospital, Romford, Essex Bryan Woodward, PhD FRCPath Consultant Embryologist and Clinical Scientist, IVF Consultancy Services, Leicester
1 Basic anatomy and physiology 2 Basic semen analysis 3 Reference values and reports 4 Culture media constituents 5 Gradients/swim-up 6 Sperm function tests (HOS test/vitality stains) 7 Vasectomy, immunology and ASAs 8 Causes and effects of poor semen quality 9 Treatment options for different semen analysis 10 Other factors to consider with sperm preparation for treatment 11 Preparing sperm from surgical retrieval 12 Preparing sperm from retro-ejaculation 13 Sperm cryobanking and oncology 14 Nurse led insemination programmes 15 New Developments 16 Sperm and legal aspects 17 Sex selection of sperm