The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility

A Practical Guide for Practitioners Who Care for Infertile Couples, Fourth Edition
CRC Press
  • 4. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. September 2017
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  • 260 Seiten
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978-1-351-24147-2 (ISBN)

Based on the gold standard procedures and protocols developed at Boston IVF, this new edition of a bestselling text continues to provide a structured approach to treating the infertile couple that can be of benefit to the gynecologist, reproductive endocrinologist, and reproductive medicine nurse alike. Both clinical and laboratory techniques are included, with material on preconception care. New to this edition are chapters on fertility care for the LGBT community, endometriosis, elective egg freezing, and effective nursing.

4. Auflage
  • Englisch
  • Milton
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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24 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, 32 schwarz-weiße Zeichnungen, 34 schwarz-weiße Tabellen
  • 3,15 MB
978-1-351-24147-2 (9781351241472)
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Steven R Bayer MD is a Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Dr. Bayer was previously Director of the In Vitro Fertilization program at New England Medical Center, an Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts Medical School, and Medical Director of the Boston Regional Center for Reproductive Medicine in Stoneham. He is a member of several professional societies including the Boston Obstetrical Society, New England Fertility Society, American Society of Reproductive Medicine and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, among others. Michael M Alper MD is Medical Director and a Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF and as Associate Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. His interest of in vitro fertilization has led him to be involved in many research studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has written numerous articles, abstracts, letters and books, and has lectured at many scientific meetings throughout the world. Alan S Penzias MD is Surgical Director and Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF and Director of the fellowship program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. He has received numerous grants for research in the field of infertility, including a comparison study of medication in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF. He is an active member of various infertility and medical societies and is on the Board of Directors of the American Fertility Association and is a member of the Executive Counsel of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies. He is also on the Editorial Board of Reproductive Biomedicine online and serves as an ad hoc editor for Fertility and Sterility, reviewing papers submitted for publication. He has served on the Medical Advisory Boards for Organon, Serono Laboratories, and Ferring Pharmaceuticals and has published many peer reviewed articles, reviews, chapters, abstracts and books in the field of infertility.


List of Contributors



About Boston IVF

      • Overview of infertility

      Alan S Penzias

      • Factors affecting fertility

      Steven R Bayer and Merle Berger

      • The infertility workup

      Jesse Hade

      • Preconceptional care

      Steven R Bayer

      • Clinical algorithms

      Michael M Alper

      • Treatment options I. Ovulation induction

      Selwyn P Oskowitz and Alan Penzias

      • Treatment options II. Intrauterine insemination

      Sonia Elguero and Marsha Forman

      • Treatment options III. In vitro fertilization

      Michael M Alper

      • Treatment options IV. Third party reproduction Brian M Berger

      • Fertility care for the LGBT community

      Samuel Pang

      • Evaluation and management of male infertility

      Steven Lazarou

      • Preimplantation genetic testing

      Kim L Thornton

      • Endometriosis and infertility

      Dan Griffin

      • Polycystic ovary syndrome

      Rita M Sneeringer and Kristin Wright

      • Recurrent pregnancy loss

      Benjamin Lannon and Alison E Zimon

      • Fertility preservation for cancer patients

      David A Ryley

      • Elective egg freezing

      Kerri Luzzo and Samuel Pauli

      • The IVF laboratory

      Denny Sakaas, Brent Barret, Kathy Go

      • Tools for effective nursing in the care of the infertile patient

      Sharon Edwards, Susan Gordon-Pennell, Kristin McCutcheon

      • The mind and body connection

      Alice D Domar

      • Infertility Counseling and The Role of the Infertility Counselor

      Jeanie Ungerleider, Terry Chen Rothchild and Lynn Nichols

      • Medical ethics in reproductive medicine

      Steven R Bayer and Kim L Thornton

      • Integrating quality management into a fertility practice

      Michael Alper

      • The True ART: How to deliver the best patient care

      Derek Larkin

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