Donor Inseminationby Christopher L. R. Barratt, I. D. Cooke
Pub. Date: 05/13/1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This volume provides clear guidelines on the advantages, disadvantages and limitations of the use of donor insemination to treat infertility. The team of authors, drawn from a wide range of disciplines, covers all aspects of implementing and organising a successful donor insemination programme. The volume includes practical information on recruitment, screening and selection of suitable donors; counselling of patients and donors; clinical, scientific and laboratory aspects, including fertility assessment, ovulation timing and cryopreservation. The volume concludes with information on organisation of sperm banks, the use of computerisation and ethical and legal aspects. The volume is designed to assist all those involved in the treatment of infertility - including andrologists and clinicians in the fields of reproductive medicine and obstetrics and gynaecology.
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Table of Contents1. Introduction Ian Douglas Cooke; 2. Donor recruitment, selection and screening C. R. L. Barratt; 3. Counselling in donor insemination S. Cooke; 4. Sperm treatment in the female tract J. Overstreet and Erma Z. Drobnis; 5. Techniques for examining the fertilising capacity of semen D. W. Richardson and John Aitken; 6. Semen cryopreservation: methodology and results Brooke A. Keel and B. W. E. Webster; 7. Ovulation timing E. A. Lenton; 8. Donor spermatozoa and its use in assisted reproduction (IVF, GIFT) J. C. Osbourne, C. A. Yates and G. T. Kovacs; 9. The influence of female fertility on donor insemination success - possible reasons of failure M. Chauhan; 10. American organisation of sperm banks Grace Centola; 11. Artificial procreation with frozen donor semen - the French experience of Cecus D. Le Lannou and J. Lansac; 12. Statistical analysis of data E. J. Lamb; 13. Ethical and legal aspects of donor insemination R. Snowden; 14. Developments in donor insemination and the law in the UK Ian Douglas Cooke; 15. Computerisation of a DI Clinic - is it useful for management of research? Hazel Leach and M. McLeod; 16. Concluding remarks - the future Ian Douglas Cooke.
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