Ovulation Induction: Evidence Based Guidelines for Daily Practice, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Ovulation Induction

Evidence Based Guidelines for Daily Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Ben J. Cohlen, Evert Van Santbrink, Joop Laven

CRC Press

192 pages | 8 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781498704076
pub: 2016-10-11
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pub: 2016-10-26
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Anovulation – one of the most common causes of infertility – is here given a thorough review, with classification of the different subtypes, how they are diagnosed, how they are treated, and the possible complications and outcomes involved. This is a comprehensive evidence-based summary from an international expert team, with guidelines for daily practice clearly stated and summarized for your convenience.

Table of Contents

Physiology of the menstrual cycle: Understanding the principles of ovarian stimulation. Classification of anovulation. Causes of anovulation: WHO class 1. Causes of anovulation: WHO class 2, non-PCOs. Causes of anovulation: WHO class 2; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Causes of anovulation: WHO class 3. Other endocrine disorders causing anovulation: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Other endocrine disorders: Thyroid disorders. Other endocrine disorders: Prolactinomas. Genetics of anovulation. Diagnostics of anovulation. Ovulation induction versus controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. Monitoring of ovulation induction cycles. Treatment of WHO 1: GnRH or gonadotropins?. Treatment of WHO 2: Clomiphene citrate. Treatment of WHO 2: Aromatase inhibitors. Treatment of WHO 2: Insulin sensitizers. Treatment of WHO 2: Laparoscopic electrocautery of the ovaries. Treatment of WHO 2: Gonadotropins and the role of GnRH agonists and antagonists. Treatment of WHO 2: Lifestyle modifications. Treatment of WHO 3. How to define success in ovulation induction. Complications of ovarian stimulation: Multifollicular development. Complications of ovarian stimulation: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. Complications of ovarian stimulation: Multiple pregnancies. Long-term complications of anovulation. Predicting outcome of treating anovulation. Future prospectives. Summary: Level of evidence of statements. Summary: Strength of grade of 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