About this Book
- Provides up-to-date strategies for fertility preservation in men who require gonadotoxic treatment
- Covers epidemiologic, ethical, medico-legal, psychologic, and a social aspects of fertility preservation
- Combines concise scientific background with practical methodological information and easy-to-grasp algorithms
- Easy to read chapters, using a uniform structure that includes a brief abstract, keyword, glossary, step by step protocol of laboratory procedures, key issues in commentary and a list of references
Fertility Preservation in Males: Emerging Technologies and Clinical Applications contains a selection of the valuable chapters and protocols of Seli and Agarwal’s previously published hardcover text Fertility Preservation: Emerging Technologies and Clinical Applications. Newly available in this convenient and affordable softcover format, this practical reference guide provides an update on options for fertility preservation in men, while also discussing important related epidemiologic, ethical, medico-legal, psychological, and social aspects. Using a format that combines concise scientific background with practical methodological information and easy-to-grasp algorithms, the chapters all conform to a uniform structure, including step by step protocol of laboratory procedures, key issues in commentary and a list of references.
The result is a unique resource for reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, embryologists, reproductive scientists, and oncologists.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Chemoprotection - Complications - Cryopreservation - Fertility preservation - Fertility preservation strategies - Gonadotoxic treatment - Neospermiogenesis - Offspring - Pre-pubertal males - Pregnancy - Sperm banking - Spermatogenesis - Testicular tissue transplantation - Testiculargerm cells
Related subjects » Cell Biology - Evolutionary & Developmental Biology - Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Urology
Table of Contents
The Epidemiology of Fertility Preservation.- Ethical Discussions in Approaching Fertility Preservation.- Spermatogenesis and Testicular Function.- Impact of Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy on the Testis.- Impact of Paternal Exposure to Gonadotoxins on Embryo and Offspring and the Male Evaluation.- Update on Sperm Banking.- Preservation of Sperm Isolates or Testicular Biopsy Samples.- Germ Cell Transplantation and Neospermatogenesis.- Testicular Tissue Transplantation for Fertility Preservation.- Stem Cells and Fertility Preservation in Males.- Approach to Fertility Preservation in Adult and Pre-pubertal Males.