Diagnosis in Andrology by D.J. BainDiagnosis in Andrology by D.J. Bain

Diagnosis in Andrology

byD.J. BainEditorE.S. Hafez

Paperback | March 14, 2012

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Despite the increasing number of andrological pub­ opment of basic and clinical research in andrology, lications, the diagnostic aspects of andrology have to analyze modern techniques for the evaluation of received relatively little attention. In the last decade male infertility, to stimulate the development of substantial progress has been made in the under­ guideliness for therapeutic procedures, to recom­ standing of the fundamentals of andrology, this ment common norms of measurement, to promote progress resulting from modern techniques and and interchange of information and to stimulate the instrumentation in microanatomy, immunology, interest of scientists and clinicians in andrological neurophysiology, pathology, genetics, endocrino­ problems. logy, biochemistry, biophysics, urology and sur­ We are grateful to the authors who have given so gery. These studies are scattered in such a wide much of their time and talents to produce chapters spectrum of journals that andrologists can hardly of depth and breadth and who have made such a keep abreast of the advances. There have been significant contribution to the andrological litera­ textbooks on the testes, male accessory organs and ture. We are also indebted to Morag M. Smith, Lori semen but none that have attempted to bring Rust and Penny Stoops for the time and patience together the various aspects of diagnosis.
Title:Diagnosis in AndrologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:270 pagesPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401175136

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Table of Contents

I. Endocrinologic and Genetic Aspects.- 1. Diagnosis of hypothalamic-pituitary disorders in andrology.- 2. Genetic and chromosomal evaluation in andrology.- 3. Sexual ambiguity at birth.- 4. Thyroid function and male reproduction.- 5. Male reproductive function in diabetes mellitus.- II. Reproductive Organs.- 6. Subfertility and infertility in the male - a persistent dilemma.- 7. Testicular biopsy; structural aspects.- 8. Testicular biopsy: fine structure.- 9. Inguinal hernia and hypospadias.- 10. Hydrocele, spermatocele and varicocele.- 11. Testicular tumors and cancer of the penis.- III. Radiological Techniques.- 12. Diagnostic radiology in andrology.- 13. Nuclear medicine in andrology.- 14. Ultrasonic techniques in andrology.- IV. Systemic Disorders.- 15. Neurological disorders in andrology.- 16. Andrological disorders in nephrology.- 17. Andrological problems in gastrointestinal disorders.- 18. Andrological disorders in hematology.