Regulatory agencies worldwide have issued directives or such requirements for air quality standards in embryology laboratories. This practical guide reviews the application of clean room technology or controlled environments specifically suited for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Units. Its comprehensive coverage includes material on airborne particles and volatile organic compounds, including basic concepts, regulation, construction, materials, certification, clinical results in humans, and more.
Table of Contents
The Basics. Construction. Operation and Monitoring. Quality Management in Clean Room ART Units. Clean Room/Controlled Environment Technology in IVF: Clinical Results and New Developments. International Experience: Case-Studies.
Sandro C. Esteves, MD, Ph.D, is the Medical and Scientific Director of Androfert-Andrology and Human Reproduction Clinic, a referral fertilify center for male reproduction in Brazil.
"Clean Room Technology in ART Clinics: A Practical Guide provides a wealth of knowledge on this important subject and is indispensable for anyone planning or running a successful ART laboratory."
— Julius Hreinsson, IVF-Sweden
"This book is the first of its kind and exceptionally valuable in the current regulatory environment; it provides practical know-how on implementing and improving air cleanroom systems in ART clinics; it’s richly illustrated with examples and sample forms easily adapted for the individual clinics; and written by experts from around the world that share their experiences and provided practical information about how they implemented cleanroom technology into their IVF Clinics."
— Ashok Agarwal, American Center for Reproductive Medicine, USA