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Intra-Uterine Insemination

Evidence Based Guidelines for Daily Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Ben Cohlen, Willem Ombelet

CRC Press

220 pages | 16 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781841849881
pub: 2013-12-02
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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 than l other treatment options such as in vitro fertilization, several factors affect its outcome. In addition, IUI remains controversial due to concerns about some of the possible aspects of treatment, including side-effects such multiple pregnancies. This comprehensive evidence-based book from an international IUI expert team explores all of these topics and provides clear guidelines for daily practice.

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

About the Series

Reproductive Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Techniques Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MEDICAL / Reproductive Medicine & Technology