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Andrology for the Clinician / Edition 1

Andrology for the Clinician / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9783642062186
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/29/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 645
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Andrology: Definition, Clinical Issues and Prevalence.- Layout and How to Use the Book.- General Considerations.- Evidence-Based Medicine in Reproductive Medicine and Andrology.- Economic Cost and Cost-Effectiveness.- Ethics of Reproductive Research and Treatment.- Human Tissue for Research.- Diagnosing and Solving Clinical Problems.- Gender Dysphoria.- Disorders of Sexual Differentiation.- Problem: Abnormal Pubertal Development.- The Consensus-Based Approach to Standardized Diagnosis and Management of the Infertile Male.- The WHO Recommended Diagnostic Flow Chart.- Implications of Multifactorial Aetiology in the Diagnosis and Management of Male Infertility.- Sexual Dysfunction and Male Fertility.- Reference Values of Semen Variables and Their Interpretation.- Normal Spermatozoa and Isolated Abnormalities of Seminal Plasma.- Immunological Causes.- Iatrogenic Causes of Abnormal Spermatozoa.- Systemic Causes of Male Infertility.- Congenital Disorders and Male Infertility.- Acquired Testicular Damage.- Cause: Varicocele.- Infection/Inflammation of the Accessory Sex Glands.- Endocrine Factors.- Oligo-Astheno-Teratozoo-Spermia with No Demonstrable Cause (Idiopathic O-A-T).- Azoospermia.- Erectile Dysfunction.- Erectile Deformity, Including Peyronie’s Disease.- Ejaculatory Dysfunction: Premature Ejaculation, Delayed Ejaculation, Anejaculation, Low-Volume Ejaculation, Retrograde Ejaculation and Painful Ejaculation.- Orgasm Dysfunction.- Abnormal Libido.- Sexual Deviation and Paraphilias.- Controversies Regarding Postvasectomy Management.- Vasectomy Reversal.- Male Contraception.- Traditional Methods.- Reproductive Tract Infections/Sexually Transmitted Diseases.- HIV Infection.- Testicular Torsion.- Blunt Testicular Trauma.- Penile Fractures.- Priapism.- Testicular Pain and Related Pain Syndromes.- Scrotal Benign Lesions, Epididymal Cysts, Epididymal Tumours.- Testicular Cancer, CIS, Microcalcifications, TNM Classification.- Penile Inflammations.- Penile Cancer.- Circumcision.- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostatic Cancer.- Prostatitis.- Gynaecomastia and Benign Breast Hyperplasia Including Iatrogenic Causes.- Skin Diseases of the Male Nipple.- Male Breast Cancer.- Neuroendocrine Regulation of Testicular Function.- Male Ageing: Wear and Tear.- Organ Failure and Common Disease of the Ageing Male.- Rationale.- Anatomy and Histology of the Male Genital Tract.- Sexual Differentiation and Development.- Physiology of Spermatogenesis.- Physiology of Sexual Function.- Endocrine Regulation.- Immunology of the Testis and Excurrent Ducts.- Male Contributions to the Biology of Conception and Fertilization.- Disorders of Prenatal Sexual Development.- Endocrine Disorders and the Role of Hormone Disrupters.- Infection/Inflammation of the Male Genital Tract as Cause of Abnormal Spermatozoa.- Urethritis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).- Disorders of Blood Flow: Arterial and Venous/Sexual Dysfunction and Varicocele.- Effects of Lifestyle and Toxicants.- Influence of Systemic Diseases and Iatrogenic Factors on Sexual and Reproductive Functions.- Mechanisms of Pathogenesis of Uro-Genital Cancers.- History and Examination for Andrological Problems.- Semen Analysis and Sperm Function Tests.- Cytomorphological Semen Analysis.- Clinical Microbiology.- Hormonal Evaluation in Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction.- Tumour Markers in Andrology.- Technical Investigations Including Imaging Procedures: Doppler, MRI, PET, Echo for Tumours.- Technical Investigations Including Imaging Procedures: Colour Flow Doppler and Thermography for the Detection of Reflux in Varicocele.- Evaluation of Testicular Biopsy Samples from the Clinical Perspective.- Genetics and Male Infertility.- Tumour Genetics (Prostate/Testis/Penis).- to Surgical Section.- Surgical Procedures in Andrology.- Vasectomy Technique.- Vasovasostomy and Vasoepididymostomy.- Nonsurgical Cure of Varicocele by Transcatheter Embolization of the Internal Spermatic Vein(s) with a Tissue Adhesive.- Hormonal Treatment of Infertility.- Hormonal Male Contraception.- Treatment of Gender Dysphoria.- Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction.- Therapeutic Options for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostatic Cancer.- Partial Androgen Deficiency of the Ageing Male (PADAM) and Testosterone Supplementation: Use, Misuse or Abuse?.- Abuse of Androgens.- Exotic Hormones.- Anti-Ageing Nutrition and Food Supplements.- Nutriceuticals and Food Supplements in the Treatment of the Infertile Man.- Assisted Reproductive Techniques.- Cryopreservation of Spermatozoa and Testicular Tissue Including Autotransplantation of Germinal Epithelium.- Current Research and Future Prospects for Gene Therapy in Andrology.- Behavioural Therapy and Counselling.- Donor Insemination, Egg and Embryo Donation.- Aesthetic Andrology: Surgical Interventions.- Aesthetic Andrology: Skin Care for Men — Male Cosmetics and Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures.

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