Part I: Assessment.-Assessment of Tubal Patency.- Assessment of Uterine Anatomy and Implications of Mullerian Disorders and Acquired Uterine Lesions on Fertility.- Assessment of Ovarian reserve and its implications on Fertility.- AMH and Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Assessment of the Male Partner.- Part II: Ovarian Stimulation and Egg Retrieval.- Analyses and Approaches to Improve IUI Outcome.- Letrozole in Fertility Therapy.- Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone and Its Analogues.- GnRH Agonist Protocols.- GnRH Antagonist Protocols.- Corifollitropin alfa in Ovarian Stimulation.- Transdermal Delivery Systems in Medically Assisted Reproduction .- Ovulation Induction for the Woman with Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism.- Ovarian Stimulation Using Oral Therapy Protocols for the Ovulatory Patient Undergoing Intrauterine Insemination.- Ovarian Stimulation Using Gonadotropins Protocols for Ovulatory Patient Undergoing IUI.- Hyperprolactinemia: Effect on Reproduction, Diagnosis, and Management.- Natural Cycle IVF/modified natural cycle IVF and natural cycle IVF/IVM.- Unconventional Ovarian Stimulation for Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Endocrine Monitoring of Controlled Ovarian Stimulation for Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Ovulation Triggers.- The Art of Anesthesia in Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Embryo Transfer.- Part III: Medically Assisted Reproduction Under pecial Circumstances.- Surgical Sperm Retrieval and MicroTESE.- Surgical Management of Endometriosis.- Elective Surgical Removal of Hydrosalpinges.- Lateral Metroplasty and Hysteroscopic Uterine Septum Surgery.- Obesity and Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.- Care of the Diabetic Woman Undergoing Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Vitamin D Deficiency and Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Medically Assisted Reproduction and Autoimmunity.- Immunotherapies and Unexplained Infertility.- Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) Typing in Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Medically Assisted Reproduction in Women with Bleeding Disorders.- Bleeding Disorders and Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Medically Assisted Reproduction in Organ Transplant Recipients.- Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome.- Same-Sex Couples and Single Women Undergoing Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Treating the Transgender Patient.- Transvaginal Sonography Guided Management of Ectopic Pregnancies.-Part IV: Improving Outcomes in Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Multiple Pregnancies as a Complication of Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Multiple Birth Minimisation Strategies.- Multifetal Reduction Following Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Perinatal Outcome of ART Pregnancies.- Effectiveness and Safety of Freeze All Strategy with Regard to Medically Assisted Reproduction and Perinatal Outcomes.- Blastocyst Transfer for Everyone?.- Endometrial Receptivity Testing.- Androgens for Improving Ovarian Response to Stimulation.- Part V: Third Party Reproduction.- Oocyte Donation.- Sperm Donation.- Embryo Donation.- Gestational Surrogacy.- Uterus Transplantation: An Experimental Approach.- Part VI: Fertility Preservation.- Semen Cryopreservation: A Practical Guide.- Cryopreservation of Human Embryos: Basic Principles and Current Considerations.- Fertility Preservation in Pre-Pubertal Children.- Fertility Preservation for Prepubertal Boys at Risk of Infertility.- Recent Advances in Fertility Preservation.- Prevention of Gonadotoxicity.-Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation.- Effects of Ethnicity on Ovarian Stimulation and Fertility Preservation.- Managing a Sperm Cryobank.- Managing an Embryo Cryobank.- Part VII: Counselling.- Psychological Aspects of Infertility.- Counselling Prior to Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Part VIII: Genetic Testing.- Noninvasive Prenatal Testing: Current Status.- Reproductive Genetics for the Clinician.-. IVF Lite (Accuvit + PGT-A).- Relevance of Embryo Aneuploidy in Medically Assisted Reproduction.- PGT-M for couples with a single gene disorder.- PGT-A in Recurrent Miscarriage.- Part IX: IVF Laboratory.- Setting Up an IVF Laboratory.- Air Quality in the IVF Laboratory.- pH, Temperature, and Light.- A Comparison of Embryo Culture Incubators for the IVF Laboratory.- Quality Management Systems.- Risk Management in Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Screening for Infections Prior to Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Treating Patients with Blood-Borne Viruses.- Laboratory Aspects of In Vitro Maturation Cycles.- Complications of Oocyte Retrieval.- Follicular Flushing at Oocyte Retrieval in Medically Assisted Reproduction.- Handling Unhealthy or Poor-Quality Sperm Samples in a Medically Assisted Reproduction Laboratory.- Conventional IVF.- ICSI: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.- Sperm Selection Techniques for ICSI.- Selecting Sperm with Hyaluronic Acid: Evidence Base for Efficacy and Practical Applications.- Sperm Separation Protocols.- Embryo Development: From Zygote to Blastocyst.- Time-Lapse Monitoring.- Index.
Groundbreaking, comprehensive, and developed by a panel of leading international experts in the field, Textbook of Assisted Reproduction provides a multidisciplinary overview of the diagnosis and management of infertility, which affects 15% of all couples around the world.
The book aims to cover all aspects of assisted reproduction. Particular attention is given to topics such as the assessment of infertile couples; assisted reproductive techniques (ARTs) including ovulation induction, intra uterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (clinical and laboratory aspects); reproductive genetics; and obstetric and perinatal outcomes.
Gautam Nand Allahbadia is Consultant Reproductive Endocrinology & IVF at the Millennium Medical Center, Al Thanyah; Canadian Specialist Hospital, Dubai; Dr Amal Elias IVF Center, SZ Road; Bourn Hall Clinic, Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE as well as Indo-Nippon IVF, Mumbai India. He was the founder of Rotunda - The Center for Human Reproduction, the world-renowned chain of IVF Centers in India. He is a noted world authority on Ultrasound-guided Embryo transfers and one of the pioneers in Third Party Reproduction in Southeast Asia. Dr. Allahbadia was responsible for India's first trans-ethnic surrogate pregnancy involving a Chinese couple's baby delivered by an unrelated Indian surrogate mother. Gautam N Allahbadia, MD is the Emeritus Editor of the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India as well as the IVF Lite (Journal of Minimal Stimulation IVF).He cherishes over 150 peer-reviewed publications, 134 book chapters and 25 textbooks, the latest being a comprehensive text published by Springer Nature, entitled "The Art & Science of ART", and is on the Editorial Board of several International Journals. Dr. Allahbadia was elected as the Vice President of the World Association of Reproductive Medicine (WARM), headquartered in Rome, and "Mumbai's Top Doc" for 2012 by a peer nomination process.
Baris Ata, M.D., M.Sc. is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Koc University School of Medicine, and the Director of the Assisted Reproduction Unit, Koc University Hospital, Istanbul. He authored over 100 peer reviewed publications and numerous book chapters on infertilty, assisted reproduction and endometriosis. He sits on the editorial boards of several renown journals in the field. He is the recipient of multiple awards of excellence in clinical practice and research. He is the vice president of the Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine and an executive committee member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.
Steven R. Lindheim is professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrine & Infertility at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. He currently is President of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons and Associate Editor for Fertility Sterility. Dr Lindheim has published more than 200 peer review articles and book chapters and has been voted "Top Doctor" on multiple occasions throughout his career.
Bryan Woodward (BSc,MMedSci, PhD, FRCPath) has been a reproductive scientist since 1990, when he began his career at Sheffield Fertility Centre, South Yorkshire, UK. He was then invited to direct the IVF laboratory at the BUPA Hospital in Leicester, UK in 1995. He has since helped to establish numerous IVF clinics in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. In the UK, Bryan has served on the Executive Committees of the Association of Clinical Embryologists (ACE) and the Association of Biomedical Andrologists (ABA). He is passionate about training reproductive scientists and is presently the Coordinator of the ESHRE Embryology Certification Committee.
Bala Bhagavath, MD is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (CHS) at University of Wisconsin, Madison. In the past he has been faculty at Brown University and University of Rochester. In addition to his expertise in management of infertility, he is an accomplished reproductive surgeon and has been President of Society of Reproductive Surgeons. He has practiced medicine in India, Singapore, United Kingdom and USA.