Assisted Reproductive Technology: Accomplishments and New Horizons

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Christopher J. De Jonge, Christopher L. R. Barratt
Cambridge University Press, Jul 11, 2002 - Medical - 431 pages
This insightful and thought-provoking collection of chapters describes the rapid advances that have revolutionized reproductive medicine. From oogenesis and spermatogenesis, through to fertilization, embryogenesis, and cloning, this volume looks at cutting-edge technologies and scientific advances. Subsequent chapters focus on infertility and its diagnosis and treatment using the full armory of assisted reproductive technologies. A concluding section surveys the impact of these developments on the provision, regulation, and financing of reproductive health care in the global community.
 

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Contents

compartmentalized pathways bridge
26
R Barratt
40
embryo competence
81
reproductive technology
106
Influences of culture media on embryo
127
gametes
144
and spermatogonial transplantation
178
Cloning mammals
206
19
231
the second millennium
282
The federal research base in the USA
320
From conception to contraception
329
Developing immunocontraceptives
355
should assisted
366
Finances and access to assisted
376
Sex selection
384

and intracellular sperm injection
217
16
224
Cryopreservation of gametes
407
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