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Varicocele and Male Infertility

Current Concepts, Controversies and Consensus

  • Alaa Hamada
  • Sandro C. Esteves
  • Ashok Agarwal

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Reproductive Biology book series (BRIEFSREPROBIO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 1-3
  3. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 5-17
  4. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 19-35
  5. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 37-43
  6. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 45-54
  7. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 55-57
  8. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 59-61
  9. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 63-74
  10. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 75-77
  11. Alaa Hamada, Sandro C. Esteves, Ashok Agarwal
    Pages 79-81
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 91-107

About this book

Introduction

​This SpringerBrief analyzes varicocele from a novel approach, and provides the reader with a comprehensive view of its scientific and clinical significance. The Brief covers all the important aspects of varicocele related to infertility, from epidemiology to assisted reproduction techniques, contemplating pathophysiology, semen analysis, specialized sperm function tests, and clinical management including all available treatment options form three distinct perspectives, i.e., current  concepts, consensus and controversies. Each topic is addressed using the same template, offering the best information from all angles to readers. This SpringerBrief is aimed at both clinicians and scientists involved in the study and care of male and female fertility, and is written by a team of three internationally recognized authors with expertise in andrology and male infertility. The text is the first of its kind, and presents an invaluable tool both for the basic scientists with an interest in reproductive medicine and for clinicians working in the field of infertility.

Keywords

ICSI male infertility varicocele varicocelectomy oxidative stress

Authors and affiliations

  • Alaa Hamada
    • 1
  • Sandro C. Esteves
    • 2
  • Ashok Agarwal
    • 3
  1. 1.St. Elizabeths Medical CenterTUFTS Medical School St. Elizabeths Medical CenterBostonUSA
  2. 2.Reproduction ClinicANDROFERT, Andrology and Human Reproduction ClinicCampinasBrazil
  3. 3.Medicine Cleveland ClinicAmerican Centre for Reproductive Medicine Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24936-0
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24934-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24936-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-4253
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-4261
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