Chapter 1: Anatomy and embryology of male and female reproductive systems
Chapter 2: Reproductive endocrine physiology
Chapter 3: Reproductive cycle
Chapter 4: Ovarian reserve
Chapter 5: Introduction to subfertility
Chapter 6: Impact of subfertility
Chapter 7: Polycystic ovary syndrome and subfertility
Chapter 8: Endometriosis and subfertility
Chapter 9: Thyroid imbalance and subfertility
Chapter 10: Pituitary disorders and subfertility
Chapter 11: Oxidative stress and oocyte microenvironment
Chapter 12: Assisted reproductive techniques
Chapter 13: Way forward
With the increased prevalence of subfertility (any form of reduced fertility with prolonged time of unwanted non-conception) and the number of subfertile patients turning to assisted reproductive clinics for help Subfertility: Recent Advances for Management and Prevention is a much-needed resource for today’s health care providers. Written by doctors with extensive expertise in the areas of reproductive physiology and endocrinology it provides a description of the methods for achieving conception an overview of the causes of subfertility and how to detect them a review of the psychological impact of subfertility guidelines for the treatment of subfertility and a look at assisted reproductive technologies.
Provides a holistic approach to the causes and treatment of subfertility, with guidance on selecting patients on the basis of ovarian reserve/sperm parameters and the management of special endocrine abnormalities like polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, and thyroid disorders.
Offers a concise review of the most recent advances for improving assisted reproductive techniques.
Covers reproductive physiology and the causes of subfertility, with special focus on endocrine abnormalities that lead to subfertility.
Consolidates today’s available information on this timely topic into a single, convenient resource.
Edited by Rehana Rehman, Associate Professor & Vice Chair Research of Graduate Studies, Aga Khan University and Aisha Sheikh, MD, She is Consultant Endocrinologist and faculty member at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) and MIDEM, Karachi, Pakistan. She is a tutor for postgraduate diploma in diabetes and endocrinology at the University of South Wales (UK).