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1st Edition

Intra-Uterine Insemination
Evidence Based Guidelines for Daily Practice

ISBN 9781841849881
Published December 20, 2013 by CRC Press
220 Pages 16 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Intra-uterine insemination (IUI) is a widely used fertility treatment for couples with unexplained and male subfertility. Although it is less invasive and less expensive as athan several other treatment options, than in vitro fertilization, severalsome points about the factors affecting its outcomeIUI remain controversial and there remains concern about some of the possible aspects of treatmentside-effects, such as an increase in multiple pregnancy rates. This is a comprehensive evidence-based book from an international IUI expert team, with guidelines for daily practice clearly stated and summarized for readers’ convenience.

Table of Contents

General Introduction to Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) as a Treatment for Subfertility: The Impressions of an Old-Timer
Egbert te Velde
Diagnostic Work-Up before IUI
Janne-Meije van Weert, Harold Verhoeve, and Ben Willem Mol
When to Start IUI?
Pieternel Steures and Jan Willem van der Steeg
Indications for IUI
Ben Cohlen and Hasan N. Sallam
Immunologic Male Infertility
Benny Verheyden
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Female Age
Felicia Yarde and Frank J.M. Broekmans
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Male Age
Michael de Brucker and Herman Tournaye
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Weight Influences
John C. Petrozza, Irene Dimitriadis, and Pratap Kumar
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Semen Quality
Willem Ombelet, Nathalie Dhont, and Thinus Kruger
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Semen Preparation Techniques
Martine Nijs and Carolien M. Boomsma
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Time Interval as a Prognostic Factor
Roberto Matorras, Olga Ramón, Beatriz Corcostegui, Lorena Crisol, and Antonia Exposito
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Number of Cycles to Perform
Inge M. Custers
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Perifollicular Flow and Endometrial Thickness
Geeta Nargund, Vasileios Sarafis, and Stuart Campbell
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Timing and Number of Inseminations per Cycle
Astrid E.P. Cantineau and Ben Cohlen
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Site of Insemination in Therapeutic Donor Insemination
Femke P.A.L. Kop
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Immobilization after IUI
Inge M. Custers
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Ovarian Hyperstimulation
Ben Cohlen, Rosa Tur, and Rosario Buxaderas
Factors Influencing IUI Outcome: Luteal Phase Support
Ahmet Erdem
Fallopian Sperm Perfusion: Evidence on IUI versus Fallopian Sperm Perfusion
Willem Ombelet, Arne Sunde, and Jarl A. Kahn
Media Supplements: Platelet Activating Factor Improves Sperm Motility and IUI Outcomes
Linda M. Street, Bonnie Patel, and William E. Roudebush
Oxidative Stress and IUI Outcomes
Alaa Hamada, Ashok Agarwal, and Sergio Oehninger
Cost-Effectiveness of IUI
Lobke M. Moolenaar, Ben Willem Mol, and Bradley J. Van Voorhis
Minimal Standards and Organization for Donor Sperm Banking
Nicolás Garrido and Antonio Pellicer
Indications for Donor Sperm Including Lesbian Couples and Single Women
Anne Brewaeys
IUI and Psychological Aspects
Chris Verhaak and Jacky Boivin
Risk Factors for Higher-Order Multiple Pregnancies Following Stimulated IUI
Alexandra J. Bensdorp, Ben Willem Mol, and Fulco van der Veen
Prevention of Multiple Pregnancies after IUI
Diane de Neubourg, Jan Bosteels, and Thomas D’Hooghe
Perinatal Outcome after IUI
Willem Ombelet and Petra de Sutter
IUI-Associated Infection Risks and Preventative Measures
Carin Huyser
Cancer and Semen Preservation
Roelof Menkveld
Preconception Gender Selection: Laboratory Aspects
Lars Björndahl
Preconception Sex Selection: Ethical Evaluation
Guido Pennings
Factors Affecting the Success of IUI: Implications for Developing Countries
Hasan N. Sallam
SWOT Analysis of Accessible IUI in Developing Countries, Resource-Poor Settings, and Primary Care Centers
Willem Ombelet and Sheryl Vanderpoel
Summary: Levels of Evidence of All Statements
Summary: Grade of Strength of All Recommendations

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