The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Infertility

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Kaplan Publishing, Jun 2, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 242 pages
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Expert medical advice from a hospital with one of the most comprehensive infertility approaches for couples

For the 9 million women and 2 million men who are dealing with infertility, the process of diagnosis and treatment can be a long, lonely, difficult path.

In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Infertility, Dr. Tommaso Falcone, one of the world’s foremost authorities on infertility issues, provides hope for couples by sharing information that has brought success to many of his patients. This complete resource gives readers the cutting-edge medical guidance Dr. Falcone offers his patients, including:
  • The latest facts on how to address both female and male infertility
  • Vital information to help identify the source of the problem and evaluate treatment options
  • Trusted advice on how to choose an infertility specialist
  • Personal stories of those who have triumphed over infertility
  • Plus, support for dealing with the financial costs, sensitive issues such as multiple births, and the emotional rollercoaster of infertility

Cleveland Clinic, one of the nation’s best hospitals, is top-ranked in gynecology and urology. Cleveland Clinic doctors treat the whole person through good science and good people skills, addressing infertility broadly rather than narrowly.
  

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Contents

chapter
1
chapter
17
Identifying the Cause
37
Female Infertility
61
Male Infertility
85
chapter
129
Beyond In Vitro Fertilization
161
Touchy Issues
175
Your Costs
191
Conclusion
215
Index
235
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About the author (2009)

Tommaso Falcone, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute  at Cleveland Clinic. He is a graduate of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal. Dr. Falcone’s specialties include advanced laparoscopic surgery, infertility, in vitro fertilization, microsurgery for tubal ligation reversal, surgery for endometriosis, and infertility surgery.

Tanya R. Falcone graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Concordia University in Montreal. She is currently completing a master’s degree in nutrition and dietetics at Kent State University in Ohio.

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