Biennial Review of Infertility: Volume 2, 2011 by Catherine RacowskyBiennial Review of Infertility: Volume 2, 2011 by Catherine Racowsky

Biennial Review of Infertility: Volume 2, 2011

EditorCatherine Racowsky, Peter N. Schlegel, Bart C. Fauser

Hardcover | June 9, 2011

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In this second volume, the Biennial Review of Infertility brings together the most up-to-date research and clinical information on male and female infertility, emerging assisted reproductive techniques, and controversial issues in reproductive medicine.  This volume includes discussion of cutting-edge topics such as epigenetics, proteomics, and the role of the environment in fertility, as well as insightful evidence-based discussion of common clinical procedures.  It is the cumulative effort of a preeminent panel of experts presenting each chapter in a clear and well-balanced manner.  Created to provide an ongoing appraisal of current knowledge, the Biennial Review of Infertility stimulates communication amongst all those working to help couples resolve their infertility.
Title:Biennial Review of Infertility: Volume 2, 2011Format:HardcoverDimensions:310 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:June 9, 2011Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441984550

ISBN - 13:9781441984555

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Table of Contents

Section 1 Female Infertility1. Autoimmunity and Female Infertility: Fact versus Fiction Lawrence N. Odom, Amy M. Cline, and William H. Kutteh2. Minimal Stimulation IVF Ahmad O. Hammoud and Mark Gibson 3. Current Understanding of Anti-Müllerian Hormone Dimitrios G. Goulis, Marina A. Dimitraki and Basil C. Tarlatzis4. The Role of Obesity in Reproduction Barbara Luke, ScD, MPH5. Endometrial Receptivity in Natural and Controlled Ovarian Stimulated Cycles José A. Horcajadas, José A. Martínez-Conejero and Carlos Simón6. Current Understanding of Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Antonio La Marca, Giovanna Sighinolfi, and Annibale Volpe7. Evidence-Based Use of Progesterone During IVF Elena Hesina Yanushpolsky8. Monozygotic Twinning and Perinatal Outcomes Kenneth J. Moise Jr. and Ramesh Papanna9. Multiple Pregnancy Vanishing Twin SyndromeGabriel de la Fuente, José Manuel Puente, Juan A. García-Velasco and Antonio PellicerSection II Male Infertility10. The Effect of Cancer Therapies on Sperm: Current Guidelines Akanksha Mehta and Mark Sigman11. Environmental Insults on Spermatogenesis Stefan S. du Plessis and Ashok Agarwal12. Sperm DNA Damage: Causes and Guidelines for Current Clinical Practice Aleksander Giwercman, Marcello Spanò, Mona Bungum13. The Emerging Role of the Sperm Epigenome and its Potential Role in Development Sue Hammoud and Douglas T. Carrell Section III Assisted Reproduction Techniques14. ART and Epigenetic Disorders: Should We Be Concerned? Christopher N. Herndon, MD, Paolo F. Rinaudo, MD, PhD15. Novel Approaches of Sperm Selection for ART: The Role of Objective Biochemical Markers of Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Integrity and Sperm Function Gabor Huszar and Denny Sakkas16. The Role of the Oocyte in Remodeling of Male Chromatin and DNA Repair: Are Events During the Zygotic Cell Cycle of Relevance to ART? Liliana Ramos and Peter de Boer17. Proteomic/Metabolomic Analysis of Embryos - Current Status for Use in ART Mandy G. Katz-Jaffe and Susanna McReynolds18. Ultrasound-Guided Embryo Transfer Robert L. Gustofson and William B. SchoolcraftSection IV Evolving Controversies in Contemporary Reproductive Medicine19. IMSI as a Valuable Tool for Sperm Selection During ARTMonica Antinori, Pierre Vanderzwalmen and Yona Barak20. Thoughts on IMSI Gianpiero D. Palermo, Jennifer CY Hu, Laura Rienzi, Roberta Maggiulli, Takumi Takeuchi, Atsumi Yoshida, Atsushi Tanaka, Hiroshi Kusunoki, Seiji Watanabe, Queenie V. Neri, and Zev Rosenwaks

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"The purpose is to provide a review of new topics and technology in the field of infertility, a worthy objective, which, overall, is met. . Many of the editors and authors are leaders in the fields in which they are writing. The book covers many of the current hot topics and controversial issues in infertility today. . Overall, this is a useful book." (Patricia T. Jimenez, Doody's Review Service, September, 2011)