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Management of Impotence and Infertility, by E. Doublas Whitehead, Harris M. Nagler

Management of Impotence and Infertility

by E. Doublas Whitehead, Harris M. Nagler (Editor)

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Format: Hardcover, 1st ed., 418pp. 
ISBN: 0397511531
Pub. Date: May 1994

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Book Description 

Keep abreast of the most recent advances in the field of male sexual dysfunction and infertility with this comprehensive text. The most current avenues of treatment are discussed in detail, including intracavernous injection therapy for impotence, external devices for erectile dysfunction, medical therapy of male infertility, surgical treatment of varicocele, microsurgical correction of obstructive azoospermia and more. Multidisciplinary considerations are emphasized throughout this comprehensive text.

Book Info 

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City. Reference for clinical urologists on the management of male sexual dysfunction, particularly erectile dysfunction, and of male infertility. Discusses primarily organic and drug-induced problems, but includes psychological aspects. 43 contributors, 37 U.S.

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From the Publisher

Whitehead, E. Douglas, MD(Mt Sinai School of Medicine); Nagler, Harris M., MD(Mt Sinai School of Medicine)

All but two of the contributors are academically affiliated. Most are urologists, a few are reproductive endocrinologists, two are nurses, one is a radiologist. Most come from the U.S. and Canada. Other countries represented are Greece and Brazil. Institutions prominently represented include Eastern Virginia Medical School, Boston Univ, Harvard, New York Medical Coll, Queen's Univ Faculty of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and UCLA.

From Doody Review Services

Reviewer: Edward D. Kim, MD (Northwestern University Medical School)

Description: This is a first edition comprehensive textbook on male sexual dysfunction.

Purpose: The book's purpose is provide a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of male infertility and erectile dysfunction. Particular emphasis has been given to the rapid advances in treatment alternatives. These goals are very timely for the 1990s, an exciting time for the understanding of the disease processes in a previously underdiagnosed and undertreated field. While providing detailed discussions on the pathophysiology of disease processes, the emphasis is on treatment. The authors have clearly achieved their objectives in a state-of-the-art fashion. One of the very few weaknesses is the lack of an overview section providing an algorithm-like approach to the causes and various methods of diagnosis of erectile dysfunction.

Audience: The targeted audiences are the practicing andrologist and urologist, who both will benefit from this book. The multiple contributors are regarded as the experts in the field.

Features: The textbook is well-organized with an excellent appearance and easily understandable, high-quality illustrations. The figures on surgical technique are particularly well presented. The usage of a partial, annotated bibliography is a very helpful feature. Because most chapters have a nicely summarized background, the references are quite current and pertinent.

Assessment: This book is an outstanding, current reference for the practicing andrologist/urologist. The chapters are well-written, avoidrepetition, and provide a comprehensive view of this multidisciplinary field. This textbook is a must for the library, the bookstore, and any physician with an interest in male sexual dysfunction. This text represents one of the best references on its subject.

Table of Contents

1 Noninvasive Pharmacotherapy of Impotence: An Update   3
2 Intracavernous Injection Therapy for Impotence   12
3 Implantation of Penile Prostheses   27
4 Microvascular Arterial Bypass Surgery for Arteriogenic Impotence   55
5 Venous Ligation for Venogenic Impotence   73
6 Crural Ligation in the Treatment of Impotence   93
7 External Devices for Erectile Dysfunction   99
8 Drug-Induced Male Sexual Dysfunction   107
9 Hormonal Causes of Male Sexual Dysfunction   115
10 Treatment of Priapism   122
11 Treatment of Peyronie's Disease   133
12 Reconstruction after Genital Amputation Injuries   152
13 Penile Lengthening Procedures   163
14 Reconstructive Surgery in the Micropenis/Microphallus Patient   170
15 The Psychological Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction   181
16 The Role of the Psychiatrist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Sexual Dysfunction   191
17 Medical Treatment for Male Infertility   203
18 Surgical Treatment of Varicocele   219
19 Radiologic Management of Varicoceles Using Embolotherapy   228
20 Scrotal Hypothermia for Subfertile Semen   241
21 Microsurgical Correction of Obstructive Azoospermia   248
22 Alloplastic Spermatocele for Treatment of Obstructive Azoospermia   265
23 Microscopic Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA)   274
24 Ejaculatory Duct Obstruction   281
25 Treatment of Retrograde Ejaculation   286
26 The Use of Electroejaculation for Ejaculatory Abnormalities   294
27 The Use of Vibratory Stimulation for Ejaculatory Abnormalities   314
28 Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Treatment of Male Factor Infertility   321
29 Hormonal Abnormalities   339
30 Infections and Infertility: Significance and Treatment   354
31 Toxicants and Infertility: Identification and Prevention   380
32 Immunologic Infertility: Significance and Treatment Options   390
Index   409
 


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