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Infertility in the Male, by Larry I. Lipshultz, Stuart S. Howards

Infertility in the Male

by Larry I. Lipshultz (Editor), Stuart S. Howards (Editor)

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Format: Hardcover, 3rd ed., 530pp. 
ISBN: 0815155018
Publisher: Mosby-Year Book, Incorporated 
Pub. Date: November 1996

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Baylor University, Houston, TX. Male reproductive physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical treatment, for urologists. New information on tests for sperm function, immunopathology of male reproductive failure, and the role of estrogens in infertility. 53 contributors, 50 U.S. DNLM: Infertility, Male.

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Lipshultz, Larry I., MD(Baylor Coll of Medicine); Howards, Stuart S., MD(Univ of Virginia Health Sciences Center)

The contributors represent the specialties of urology, endocrinology, reproductive biology, and obstetrics/gynecology. Most are from academic medical centers in the U.S. Institutions prominently represented include Baylor, Univ of Virginia, Beth Israel Medical Center, and UC Davis.

Table of Contents

1 Somatic and Germ Cell Sex Determination in the Developing Gonad
2 Male Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis
3 Leydig Cell Function
4 Sertoli Cell: Morphology, Function, and Regulation
5 Spermatogenesis in the Adult
6 Capacitation and the Acrosome Reaction in Human Spermatozoa
7 The Epididymis and Accessory Sex Organs
8 Erection, Emission, and Ejaculation: Physiologic Mechanisms
9 Evaluation of the Subfertile Male
10 Advanced Sperm Fertility Tests
11 Endocrine Evaluation
12 Testicular Biopsy in Male Infertility Evaluation
13 Abnormalities in Sperm Motility: Techniques of Evaluation and Treatment
14 The Effects on Men of Prenatal Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol
15 Genetic Aspects of Infertility
16 Immunopathology and Male Infertility
17 The Effect of Genital Tract Infection and Inflammation on Male Infertility
18 Varicocele
19 Evaluation of the Infertile Woman
20 Microsurgical Treatment of Male Infertility
21 Management of Ejaculatory Duct Obstruction
22 Nonsurgical Treatment of Male Infertility: Specific Therapy
23 Nonsurgical Treatment of Male Infertility: Empiric Therapy
24 Treatment of Abnormalities of Ejaculation
25 Intrauterine Insemination
26 In Vitro Fertilization and Micromanipulation for Male Infertility
27 Psychological Issues of Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology
28 Legal Issues in Fertility Management
29 Semen Analysis
30 Strict Criteria for Sperm Morphology
31 Sperm Processing
32 Sperm Banking
33 Immunobead Assay
34 Semen White Blood Cell Assay
35 Sperm Penetration Assay

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