2nd Edition

IVF in the Medically Complicated Patient A Guide to Management

Edited By Nicholas Macklon Copyright 2014
    236 Pages 21 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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.

    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


    Nick Macklon

    "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)