Infertility in the Male

Infertility in the Male

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ISBN-13: 9780511847639
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/24/2009
Series: African Studies, 112 Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Larry I. Lipshultz is Professor and Chief of the Division of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Stuart S. Howards is Director of Clinical Studies Core, Professor of Urology and Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, and Chief of Division of Pediatric Urology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Craig S. Niederberger is the Clarence C. Saelhof Professor of Urology and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Foreword Alan Decherney; 1. Anatomy and embryology of the male reproductive tract and gonadal development Jane M. Lewis and William E. Kaplan; 2. Male hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis Ettore Caroppo; 3. Leydig cell development and function Barry R. Zirkin, Vassilios Papadopoulos and Matthew P. Hardy; 4. Sertoli cell: morphology, function and regulation Joseph P. Alukal and Dolores J. Lamb; 5. Spermatogenesis in the adult Joseph P. Alukal, Dolores J. Lamb, Craig S. Niederberger and Antoine Makhlouf; 6. The epididymis and accessory sex organs Terry T. Turner; 7. An overview on the molecular mechanisms involved in human fertilization Monica H. Vazquez-Levin and Clara Isabel Marin-Briggiler; 8. New concepts in the genetics of male reproduction and infertility Paul J. Turek; 9. Erection, emission, and ejaculation: mechanisms of control Alexander Műller and John P. Mulhall; 10. Office evaluation of the subfertile male Mark Sigman, Larry I. Lipshultz and Stuart S. Howards; 11. Evaluation of sperm function Armand Zini and Mark Sigman; 12. Endocrine evaluation Rebecca Z. Sokol; 13. Testicular biopsy in male infertility evaluation Joseph P. Alukal, Mohit Khera and Thomas M. Wheeler; 14. Adverse effects of environmental chemicals and drugs on the male reproductive system James V. Bruckner, David M. Fenig and Larry I. Lipshultz; 15. Genetic aspects of infertility Robert D. Oates and Dolores J. Lamb; 16. Immunologic infertility Thomas J. Walsh and Paul J. Turek; 17. The effect of genital tract infection and inflammation on male infertility Sanjay S. Kasturi, E. Charles Osterberg, Justin Tannir and Robert E. Brannigan; 18. Varicocele Harris M. Nagler and Aaron B. Grotas; 19. Evaluation of female infertility for the non-gynecologist R. Dale McClure and Nancy A. Klein; 20. The use of ultrasound and radiologic imaging in the diagnosis of male infertility Saleh Binsaleh, Myles Margolis, Keith Jarvi and Kirk C. Lo; 21. Microsurgical treatment of male infertility Edmund S. Sabanegh Jr. and Anthony J. Thomas Jr.; 22. Techniques of sperm retrieval Edward Karpman and Daniel H. Williams IV; 23. Management of ejaculatory duct obstruction Aleksander Chudnovsky and Victor M. Brugh III; 24. Nonsurgical treatment of male infertility: specific therapy Jesse N. Mills and Randall B. Meacham; 25. Nonsurgical treatment of male infertility: empiric therapy Karen E. Boyle; 26. Abnormalities of ejaculation Nancy L. Brackett, Dana A. Ohl, Jens Sønksen and Charles M. Lynne; 27. Male contraception and vasectomy Stanton C. Honig and Jay I. Sandlow; 28. Intrauterine insemination from the urologist's perspective Christine Mullin, Jim Stelling and Richard A. Schoor; 29. In-vitro fertilization and micromanipulation for male infertility Rodrigo L. Pagani, Paulo C. Serafini and Miguel Srougi; 30. Psychological issues of infertility and assisted reproductive technology Linda D. Applegarth; 31. Legal issues in fertility preservation in the male Susan L. Crockin and Elizabeth M. Bloom; 32. Analyzing male fertility data Antoine A. Makhlouf and Craig S. Niederberger; 33. Semen analysis Susan A. Rothmann and Angela A. Reese; 34. Strict criteria for sperm morphology Grace M. Centola and R. S. Jeyendran; 35. Sperm processing techniques Grace M. Centola and R. S. Jeyendran; 36. Sperm banking: indications and techniques Moshe Wald and Gail S. Prins; 37. Tests for antisperm antibodies Suresh C. Sikka and Wayne J. G. Hellstom; 38. Semen white blood cell assay Joseph A. Politch and Deborah J. Anderson; 39. Determination of seminal oxidants (reactive oxygen species) Ashok Agarwal and Fnu Deepinder; 40. Measurement of DNA fragmentation in human spermatozoa Denny Sakkas; 41. A look towards the future: advances in andrology expected to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of the infertile male Dolores J. Lamb.

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