Clinical in vitro fertilization
Carl Wood, Alan Trounson
Springer-Verlag, 1989 - Medical - 166 pages
The welcome second edition of this topical book concentrates on new issues. It includes a summary of fertilization and embryo growth procedure, the endocrinology of IVF, male factor infertility, the use of donor eggs, freezing of oocytes and embryos, the Gift procedure, ultrasound and IVF, results of various procedures, pregnancy outcome and counselling techniques. The book complements and expands on the first edition. The comprehensive and practical coverage is intended to help those running IVF services as well as those planning to set one up. Much of the information is new, as the book is based not only on scientific publications, but also on the editors' most recent experiences. A synopsis of how they see IVF and ET today is included.
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Selection and Preparation of Patients for In Vitro Fertilization
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