Regulation of Male Fertility

  • G. R. Cunningham
  • W.-B. Schill
  • E. S. E. Hafez

Part of the Clinics in Andrology book series (CLAN, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Physiology of Male Reproduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 3-3
    2. P. Franchimont
      Pages 5-14
    3. P. Franchimont, A. Demoulin, J. Verstraelen-Proyard, M. T. Hazee-Hagelstein, J. P. Bourguignon
      Pages 15-24
    4. E. S. E. Hafez, G. R. Cunningham
      Pages 35-39
    5. T. Z. Homonnai, F. G. Paz
      Pages 41-50
  3. Hormonal Contraception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. F. Labrie, A. Bélanger, G. Pelletier, C. Séguin, L. Cusan, P. A. Kelly et al.
      Pages 65-76
    3. F. Neumann, B. Schenck
      Pages 93-106
  4. Biochemical Contraception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. N. Hofmann, R. Steiner
      Pages 127-133
    3. A. Reyes, M. E. Chavarria, A. Rosado
      Pages 135-149
  5. Surgical Contraception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. L. I. Lipshultz, G. S. Benson
      Pages 169-186
    3. H. Y. Lee
      Pages 187-195
    4. N. R. Rose, P. L. Lucas, M. Dilley, A. H. Reed
      Pages 197-206
  6. Immune and Physical Methods of Contraception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. H. G. Madhwa Raj, M. R. Sairam, E. Nieschlag
      Pages 209-218
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 231-234

About this book


Many of the studies discussed in this book were addition to discussions of a variety of hormonal, presented at the First Pan American Congress of biochemical, immunological, physical, and me­ Andrology, which was held in Caracas, Venezuela, chanical approaches. It is our hope that the efforts in March 1979. An international group of in­ of the contributors will help to intensify research vestigators have contributed reviews designed to and development of improved methods for safely be informative to medical, graduate, and post­ regulating male fertility. graduate students, as well as clinicians and in­ vestigators working in the area of male reproduc­ G. R. CUNNINGHAM tion. Current physiological concepts that may W. B. SCHILL provide insight for new initiatives are examined in E. S. E. HAFEZ TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface v Contributors IX Foreword by C. SCHIRREN XI 1. PHYSIOLOGY OF MALE REPRODUCTION 1. Hormonal regulation of testicular function 5 P. FRANCHIMONT 2. Inhibin: new gonadal hormone 15 P. FRANCHIMONT, A. DEMOULIN, J. VERSTRAELEN-PROYARD, M. T. HAZEE-HAGELSTEIN, and J. P. BOURGUIGNON 3. Morphological features of the epididymis: possible significance in male contraception 25 T. D. GLOVER 4. Regulatory physiology of male accessory organs 35 E. S. E. HAFEZ and G. R. CUNNINGHAM 5. Methods for evaluating contraceptive techniques 41 T. Z. HOMONNAI and F. G. PAZ II. HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION 6. Inhibition of male reproductive processes with an LH-RH agonist 55 A. CORBIN and F. J. BEX 7.


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Editors and affiliations

  • G. R. Cunningham
    • 1
  • W.-B. Schill
    • 2
  • E. S. E. Hafez
    • 3
  1. 1.Baylor College of MedicineVeterans Administration CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Andrology Unit of the Department of DermatologyUniversity of MunichMunich 2West Germany
  3. 3.Department of Gynecology-ObstetricsWayne State University School of Medicine, Medical Research BuildingDetroitUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-8877-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-8875-0
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