A Textbook of In Vitro Fertilization and Assisted Reproduction: The Bourn Hall Guide to Clinical and Laboratory Practice, Second Edition

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Peter R. Brinsden
CRC Press, Apr 15, 1999 - Medical - 576 pages
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This is an enlarged, updated, color-illustrated new edition of the definitive clinical reference on in vitro fertilization and assisted reproduction. It contains 37 chapters by top-ranked specialists from around the world covering every aspect of investigation and therapeutic options as taught and practiced at the world-famous Bourn Hall Clinic. Large format, double-column pages. Includes bibliographic references, procedures, protocols and information sheets, and index.
 

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Contents

Investigation of the infertile couple for assisted conception
13
The investigation and therapeutic options for infertile men presenting in assisted conception units
27
Laboratory investigation of the infertile male
53
The use of GnRH agonists and antagonists in infertility
83
the new gonadotropins
103
Classification pathophysiology and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
131
Ultrasound in assisted conception
157
Oocyte recovery and embryo transfer techniques for in vitro fertilization
171
diagnostic and therapeutic considerations
275
Cryopreservation of human oocytes and ovarian tissue
303
Ectopic pregnancy following assisted reproductive technology
333
Embryo donation
355
Surrogacy
361
The role of metaanalysis in clinical decisionmaking to optimize outcome
383
impressions from 15 years of infertility counselling
401
Regulation of assisted reproductive technology
415

oocyte collection and embryo culture
185
sperm preparation for assisted conception
203
current status of intracytoplasmic sperm
219
Transport and satellite assisted reproductive technology
237
Intrauterine insemination
257
The French experience
428
The USA experience
441
Procedures protocols and information sheets from Bourn Hall
457
Index
557
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