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2nd Edition

IVF in the Medically Complicated Patient
A Guide to Management

Edited By

Nick Macklon

ISBN 9781482206692
Published June 17, 2014 by CRC Press
236 Pages 21 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Each patient seeking assisted reproduction has a unique set of circumstances that affects the outcome of treatment. Particularly challenging are those patients with pre-existing medical conditions or those receiving medical therapies that may impact the safety and success of their IVF treatments. Prior identification and preparation of the patient at increased risk of complications will enable the clinician to avoid problems in advance, anticipate the necessary management, and optimize outcomes. A new expanded edition of the prize-winning text IVF in the Medically Complicated Patient: A Guide to Management, Second Edition provides a readily accessible, authoritative, and didactic source of information to aid clinicians in this important field.

Table of Contents

The Patient with Cystic Fibrosis; GCML Page-Christiaens, AJ Goverde, and F Teding van Berkhout

The Patient at Risk from Thrombosis; NS Macklon

The Patient with Hyperprolactinaemia; AN Andersen, MP Lauritsen, and M Krog

The Patient with Auto-immune Disease; D Galliano, A Pellicer, and J Bellver

The Patient with Epilepsy; E Campbell and J Craig

The Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease; SV Kane and JG Al Hashash

The Patient with Hypertension; BB van Rijn and MA Coleman

The Patient with Obesity; T Hardy and W Ledger

The Patient with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; SMC De Sousa and RJ Norman

The Patient with Hydrosalpinx; A Strandell

The Patient with Endometriosis; Y Cheong

The Patient with Fibroids; Y Khalaf and SK Sunkara

The Patient with Congenital Uterine Abnormalities; PK Heinonen

The Patient with Malignant Disease; RA Anderson

The Girl with Cancer; KT Schmidt

The Patient with Turner’s Syndrome; O Hovatta and B Borgström

The Couple Testing Positive for Hepatitis B and C; JG Lemmen, A Loft, and S Ziebe

The Couple Testing Positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus; MV Sauer

The Couple with Sexual Dysfunction; WL Gianotten

The IVF Patient, International Travel and Vaccinations; H Tijani and NS Macklon

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"This second edition provides a very good overview of common medical complications in the IVF patient … trainees and junior reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialists will find this book a good supplement to their clinical practice."
—Kenan Rifat Omurtag, MD for Doody's Review Service

From reviews of the first edition:

"This is a very apt and concise book on the subject … but also provides evidence-based discussion of other complex situations such as managing hydrosalpinges and fibroids … This book should be read by every specialist dealing with large numbers of patients undergoing IVF as they will encounter these patients and will benefit from up-to-date and accurate data presented here." (Highly Commended, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Category, 2006 BMA Medical Book Competition)

"This book attempts to highlight an important but neglected area of practice. It is highly original and a much-needed resource for clinicians working in IVF and infertility units." (The Society of Authors and the Royal Society of Medicine Book Awards 2006)