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Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction, by Wayne J. G. Hellstrom

Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction

by Wayne J. G. Hellstrom (Editor)

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Format: Hardcover, 1st ed., 606pp. 
ISBN: 0387948597
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, Incorporated 
Pub. Date: April 1997

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Book Description 

Andrology is the fastest growing subspecialty in urology and has recently achieved remarkable advances in the understanding of the erectile mechanism and in reproductive medicine. Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction presents all the current avenues of treatment with emphasis on multidisciplinary considerations. Chapters are written by select international authorities presenting indepth coverage of their areas of expertise. Each topic will cover the background, anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, classification, and treatment (medical and/or surgical). Part I focuses on the study of male infertility and includes discussions of the basic sciences, office evaluation, laboratory and imaging techniques, and the use of testicular biopsy. This is followed by specialized chapters dealing with immunologic infertility, genital inflammation, reactive oxygen species, medical management, sperm processing and preventive adolescent andrology. Part II reflects a more diverse form! at in the coverage of sexual dysfunction and includes discussions of androgen insufficiency, nocturnal penile tumescence studies, neurotransmission, penile neurology, premature ejaculation, psychogenic impotence and the latest medical, noninvasive and surgical treatments.

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Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA. Reviews current methods of diagnosis and new treatments for male infertility and sexual dysfunction. Focuses on specific disorders. 63 contributors, 56 U.S. 16 color plates as well as halftone illustrations. Extensive references. DNLM: Infertility, Male.

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The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.

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Hellstrom, Wayne J. G., MD(Tulane Univ)

The contributors represent the specialties of urology and urologic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive biology. Most are from universities, academic medical centers, and hospitals in six countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Institutions prominently represented include Tulane Univ, New York Hospital-Cornell Univ Medical Center, Eastern Virginia Medical School, UCSF, Univ of Colorado, and Rush-Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center.

Table of Contents

1 Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Reproductive System   1
2 Office Evaluation of the Infertile Man   22
3 Semen Analysis and Other Tests for Male Infertility   39
4 Treating the Sperm: Selection, Stimulation, and Cryopreservation Techniques    54
5 What Every Andrologist Should Know About Female Reproduction   83
6 Leukocytospermia, Oxidative Stress, and Sperm Function   100
7 Imaging the Reproductive Tract   110
8 Immunologic Infertility   128
9 Genetics for the Clinician   143
10 Medical and Endocrine Therapy of the Infertile Male   166
11 Testicular Biopsy and Vasography   174
12 Evaluation and Treatment of Ejaculatory Duct Obstruction in the Infertile Male   189
13 Varicocele   201
14 Penile Vibratory Stimulation and Electroejaculation   219
15 Vasovasostomy   230
16 Obstructive Azoospermia and Vasoepididymostomy   244
17 Micromanipulation of the Male Gamete   258
18 Fertility Issues in the Patient with Testis Cancer   276
19 Infections and Infertility   284
20 Gonadotoxicity   292
21 Cryptorchidism and Infertility   307
22 The Effects of Testicular Torsion on Fertility   323
23 Office Evaluation of the Impotent Man   335
24 Androgen Deficiency   340
25 Premature Ejaculation   356
26 The Normal Penis and Augmentation Surgery in Adult Males   362
27 Color Duplex Doppler Ultrasound: Penile Blood Flow Study   367
28 The Role of the Cavernosal Biopsy and Studies and Penile Innervation   396
29 Priapism   401
30 Vacuum Constriction Devices   409
31 Nitric Oxide and Other Neurotransmitter of the Corpus Cavernosum   425
32 Pharmacotherapy of Erectile Dysfunction   440
33 Oral, Transdermal, and Transurethral Therapies for Erectile Dysfunction   452
34 Psychological Aspects of Erectile Dysfunction   468
35 Peyronie's Disease and Its Medical Management   474
36 Treatment of Peyronie's Disease   481
37 Total Phallic Construction and Penile Reconstruction   492
38 Venous Surgery for Impotence   503
39 Arterial Surgery for Erectile Dysfunction: Microvascular Arterial Bypass   514
40 Penile Prosthesis Implantation: Pearls, Pitfalls, and Perils   529
41 The Complex Penile Prosthesis   549
42 Management of Patients with Gender Dysphoria   563
43 Facts and Controversies on the Application of Penile Tumescence and Rigidity: Recording for Erectile Dysfunction   579
Index   593

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