Summarizes an entire field concisely
Provides the information a practitioner needs in order to practice in the field
Distils the experience of experts internationally
Contains the newer techniques just coming into clinical practice
The new edition of this text admirably fills the need for a primer on the central topics involved in Human In Vitro
Fertilization (IVF). Supplying a comprehensive and hands-on approach to IVF, this source presents established state-of-
the-art procedures and techniques, as well as the most current research in the field. Expert contributors also discuss
the history of IVF and the potential of future research. Offering essential information for reproductive
endocrinologists, IVF practitioners and embryologists, this book guides readers though every step of human assisted
conception, from patient pre-treatment to monitoring of outcomes.
Table of Contents
IVF: The first four decades.
Evaluation and preparation of the infertile couple for In Vitro Fertilization.
Testing ovarian reserve.
Basics of ovarian stimulation.
Role of antagonists in human IVF: The tool to a safer and more patient friendly IVF.
Ultrasonography in IVF.
In Vitro Maturation for clinical use.
Sperm preparation for IVF and ICSI.
Analysis of fertilization.
Human embryo development and assessment of viability.
Embryo culture systems.
Polar Body, cleavage stage and trophectoderm biopsy.
Preimplantation genetic testing.
Oocytes and embryo cryopreservation.
Quality control and quality assurance in the IVF Laboratory.
Multiple vs singleton births: Consequences and prevention.
Monitoring and evaluation of infertility treatments: Is there a priority for monitoring of cognitive function in
children born from ART and other treatments?