The world of reproductive medicine has grown greatly in size and complexity since the first IVF baby was born. The Reproductive Medicine & Assisted Reproductive Techniques series keeps readers up to date with the latest laboratory and clinical techniques for improving successful birth rates. Each volume in the series is prepared independently and typically focuses on a topical theme. Volumes are published on an occasional basis, according to the emergence of noteworthy scientific developments.
Standard Operational Procedures in Reproductive Medicine: Laboratory and Clinical Practice
Vitrification in Assisted Reproduction
Infertility in Practice
Botros Rizk, Markus Montag
February 16, 2017
Compiled by two experts in Reproductive Medicine, with contributions from internationally respected specialists, this innovative text lets the whole team in Reproductive Medicine get literally on the same page. Taking a cook-book approach to the operational procedures in the laboratory and in the...
Ben J. Cohlen, Evert Van Santbrink, Joop Laven
October 11, 2016
Anovulation – one of the most common causes of infertility – is here given a thorough review, with classification of the different subtypes, how they are diagnosed, how they are treated, and the possible complications and outcomes involved. This is a comprehensive evidence-based summary from an...
Michael J Tucker, Juergen Liebermann
October 05, 2015
Vitrification in Assisted Reproduction presents standard and new cryopreservation techniques in detail, outlining those that have resulted in success, and providing recommended means for overcoming typically encountered problems. This new edition provides a much broader range of clinical...
June 17, 2014
Each patient seeking assisted reproduction has a unique set of circumstances that affects the outcome of treatment. Particularly challenging are those patients with pre-existing medical conditions or those receiving medical therapies that may impact the safety and success of their IVF treatments....
Adam H Balen
February 12, 2014
The field of infertility research and practice is one of continuous innovation and change, but alongside the increasing sophistication of assisted reproductive techniques there is as strong a need as ever for clinical experience and expertise and common practical sense to inform diagnosis and...
Ben Cohlen, Willem Ombelet
December 02, 2013
Intra-uterine insemination (IUI) is a widely used fertility treatment for couples with unexplained and male subfertility. Although it is less invasive and less expensive than l other treatment options such as in vitro fertilization, several factors affect its outcome. In addition, IUI remains...
Andrea Borini, Giovanni Coticchio
August 27, 2009
Oocyte cryopreservation entails important potential advantages for humanIVF, offering a less ethically disputable alternative to embryo cryopreservation,simplifying and making safer oocyte donation, and giving an opportunity forfertility preservation to women at risk of premature ovarian failure as...
John D. Aplin, Asgerally T Fazleabas, Stanley R Glasser, Linda C Giudice
April 07, 2008
The first edition of The Endometrium was a landmark publishing event in reproductive biology and medicine. Many important developments have occurred in the field, and this new edition has been substantially updated and expanded to include new topics with an improved format. With the addition of...
Kay Elder, Jacques Cohen
September 26, 2007
The most profound dilemma in assisted reproduction to date is the inability to recognize potentially viable embryos before their replacement into the reproductive tract. Application of increasingly advanced new technology has allowed the field of embryo evaluation to evolve rapidly and dramatically...
Christoph Keck, Clemens B. Tempfer, Jean Noel Hugues
January 02, 2007
The aim of this book is to fill the gap between the standard textbooks of obstetrics & gynecology - which do not cover (conservative) infertility treatment - and the specialized textbooks on ART - which don't address topics such as ovulation induction/IUI and the typical treatment of disorders...
Seang Lin Tan, Ri-Chen Chian, M. Buckett
December 21, 2006
The use of IVM in assisted reproductive technology continues to increase around the world. The major benefit of IVM is that significant numbers of oocytes can be collected from ovaries without recourse to ovarian stimulation. This reduces the costs, time, and risks associated with conventional IVF....
Jan Gerris, Annick Delvigne, Francois Olivennes
May 04, 2006
Major advances have recently been made in our understanding of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). These include improving classification, recognizing primary and secondary risk factors, manipulating and monitoring ovarian stimulation, handling risky situations, and elucidating the underlying...