© 2011

Biennial Review of Infertility

Volume 2, 2011

  • Catherine Racowsky
  • Peter N. Schlegel
  • Bart C. Fauser
  • Douglas T. Carrell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Female Infertility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lawrence N. Odom, Amy M. Cline, William H. Kutteh
      Pages 3-9
    3. Ahmad O. Hammoud, Mark Gibson
      Pages 11-18
    4. Dimitrios G. Goulis, Marina A. Dimitraki, Basil C. Tarlatzis
      Pages 19-33
    5. Barbara Luke
      Pages 35-42
    6. José A. Horcajadas, José A. Martínez-Conejero, Carlos Simón
      Pages 43-55
    7. Antonio La Marca, Giovanna Sighinolfi, Annibale Volpe
      Pages 57-78
    8. Elena H. Yanushpolsky
      Pages 79-90
    9. Kenneth J. Moise jr., Ramesh Papanna
      Pages 91-102
    10. Gabriel de la Fuente, Jose Manuel Puente, Juan A. García-Velasco, Antonio Pellicer
      Pages 103-113
  3. Male Infertility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Akanksha Mehta, Mark Sigman
      Pages 117-131
    3. Stefan S. du Plessis, Ashok Agarwal
      Pages 133-154
    4. Aleksander Giwercman, Marcello Spanò, Mona Bungum
      Pages 155-179
  4. Assisted Reproduction Techniques

About this book


In this second volume, the Biennial Review of Infertility brings together the most up-to-date research and clinical information on male and female infertility, emerging assisted reproductive techniques, and controversial issues in reproductive medicine.  This volume includes discussion of cutting-edge topics such as epigenetics, proteomics, and the role of the environment in fertility, as well as insightful evidence-based discussion of common clinical procedures.  It is the cumulative effort of a preeminent panel of experts presenting each chapter in a clear and well-balanced manner.  Created to provide an ongoing appraisal of current knowledge, the Biennial Review of Infertility stimulates communication amongst all those working to help couples resolve their infertility.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Catherine Racowsky
    • 1
  • Peter N. Schlegel
    • 2
  • Bart C. Fauser
    • 3
  • Douglas T. Carrell
    • 4
  1. 1.Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dept. Obstetrics & GynecologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dept. UrologyNew York Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3., Department of Reproductive MedicineUniversity Medical Center UtrechtUtrechtNetherlands
  4. 4.Departments of Surgery (Urology), Obstetrics & Gynecology & PhysiologyAndrology and IVF LaboratoriesSalt Lake CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Biennial Review of Infertility
  • Book Subtitle Volume 2, 2011
  • Editors Catherine Racowsky
    Peter N. Schlegel
    Bart C. Fauser
    Lori Barnard
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4419-8455-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-7937-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4419-8456-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 296
  • Number of Illustrations 12 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Gynecology
    Reproductive Medicine
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From the reviews:

“The purpose is to provide a review of new topics and technology in the field of infertility, a worthy objective, which, overall, is met. … Many of the editors and authors are leaders in the fields in which they are writing. The book covers many of the current hot topics and controversial issues in infertility today. … Overall, this is a useful book.” (Patricia T. Jimenez, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2011)