6th Edition

Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques Volume 2: Clinical Perspectives

    519 Pages 92 Color & 45 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    519 Pages 92 Color & 45 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Established as the definitive reference for the IVF clinic, the sixth edition has been extensively revised, with the addition of several important new contributions on clinical topics, including The use of digitalization and precision medicine in the IVF clinic, The environment and reproduction, The use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists and the efficiency of IVF, Controlled ovarian stimulation for freeze-all cycles, Immunology in ART, Home monitoring of ART cycles, Luteal-phase support in ART, The POSEIDON stratification of ‘low prognosis’ patients in ART, Controlled ovarian stimulation for low responder patients, Adjuvants for poor responders, Innovative therapies in diminished ovarian reserve and primary ovarian insufficiency patients, and Fertility options for transgender and nonbinary individuals. As previously, methods, protocols, and techniques of choice are presented by IVF pioneers and eminent international experts.



    32. Quality Management in Reproductive Medicine

    Michael Alper

    33. The Use of Digitalization and Precision Medicine in the IVF Clinic

    Fleur Cattrall

    34. Lifestyle, Periconception, and Fertility

    Jessica A. Grieger, Lisa J. Moran, Sarah A. Robertson, Rui Wang, and Robert J. Norman

    35. Human Reproduction Across the Life Course and the Total Environment

    Leah Martin, Yu Zhang, Irene Souter, and Carmen Messerlian

    36. Indications for In Vitro Fertilization Treatment

    Julie Labrosse and Michaёl Grynberg

    37. Initial Investigation of the Infertile Couple

    Ranit Hizkiyahu, William Buckett, and Togas Tulandi

    38. Prognostic Testing for Ovarian Reserve

    Simone L Broer, Charlotte HE Weimar, Bart CJM Fauser, and Frank J Broekmans

    39. Drugs Used for Ovarian Stimulation: Clomiphene Citrate, Aromatase Inhibitors, Metformin, Gonadotropins, Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analogues, and Gonadotropins

    Colin M. Howles and Zeev Shoham

    40. The Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone in Ovarian Stimulation: Current Concepts

    Ernesto Bosch, Elena Labarta, and Elkin Munoz

    41. Endocrine Characteristics of Assisted Reproductive Technology Cycles

    Bulent Urman, Baris Ata, and Hakan Yarali

    42. The Use of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists and the Efficiency of In Vitro Fertilization

    Pasquale Patrizio, Sanaz Ghazal, Judith AF Huirne, and Roel Schats

    43. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Antagonists in Ovarian Stimulation for In Vitro Fertilization

    Efstratios M Kolibianakis, Pinelopi G Ioannidou, Julia K Bosdou, Georg Griesinger, and Basil C Tarlatzis

    44. GnRH Agonist Triggering

    Katherine Koniares, Leah Kaye, Claudio Benadiva, and Lawrence Engmann

    45. Segmentation of In Vitro Fertilization Cycles

    Ana Raquel Neves and Nikolaos P Polyzos

    46. Controlled Ovarian Stimulation for Freeze-All Cycles

    Yossi Mizrachi and Ariel Weissman

    47. Immunology in ART

    Isabel Cuadrado-Torroglosa, Diana Alecsandru, and Juan A Garcia-Velasco

    48. Monitoring of Stimulated Cycles in Assisted Reproduction

    Martina Capuzzo and Antonio La Marca

    49. Home Monitoring of ART Cycles

    Wenjing Zheng, Jan Gerris, Eline Dancet, and Thomas D’Hooghe

    50. Oocyte Collection

    Andrew Murray and Gab Kovacs

    51. Luteal Phase Support in Assisted Reproduction Techniques

    Cristina Rodriguez-Varela and Elena Labarta

    52. Treatment Strategies in Assisted Reproduction for the Poor-Responder Patient

    Ariel Weissman and Colin M. Howles

    53. The Poseidon Stratification of "Low-Prognosis Patients in ART": Management Strategies and Outcomes

    Sandro C. Esteves, Hakan Yarali, Peter Humaidan, and Carlo Alviggi

    54. Controlled Ovarian Stimulation for Low-Responder Patients

    Alberto Vaiarelli, Danilo Cimadomo, Cecilia Rucci, Pasquale Petrone, Carlotta Scarafia, Laura Rienzi,and Filippo Maria Ubaldi

    55. Adjuvants for Poor Responders

    Christos A. Venetis

    56. Innovative Therapies in Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR) and Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) Patients

    Francesc Fabregues, Janisse Ferreri, and Marta Mendez

    57. Repeated Implantation Failure

    David Reichman, Hey-Joo Kang, and Zev Rosenwaks

    58. Ultrasonography in Assisted Reproduction

    Laurel Stadtmauer, Jayapriya Jayakumaran, David Cohen, and Ilan Tur-Kaspa

    59. Sperm Recovery Techniques: Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Processing

    Herman Tournaye, Neelke De Munck, Patricio Donoso, and Francisco Osorio

    60. Embryo Transfer Technique

    Leah Roberts and Jason Franasiak

    61. Cycle Regimes for Frozen-Thawed Embryo Transfer

    Jane Reavey and Tim Child

    62. IVF Anaesthesia

    Alexander Ioscovich, Yair Binyamin, and Daniel Shatalin

    63. Endometriosis and ART

    Jamie Merkison, Marisa Berger, Christian Huang, Aaron Rosen, and Alan DeCherney

    64. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Assisted Reproduction

    Adam H. Balen

    65. Fertility Preservation Strategies

    Claus Yding Andersen and Stine Gry Kristensen

    66. Uterus Transplantation: In Transition from Experimental to Clinical Procedure

    Mats Brannstrom, Ghada Hussein, Ali Khatibi, and Pernilla Dahm-Kahler

    67. Viral Disease and ART

    Carole Gilling-Smith

    68. Fertility Options for Transgender and Nonbinary Individuals

    Amanda R Schwartz and Molly B Moravek

    69. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    Federica Di Guardo and Christophe Blockeel

    70. Bleeding, Severe Pelvic Infection, and Ectopic Pregnancy

    Raoul Orvieto

    71. Egg and Embryo Donation

    Mark V. Sauer and Haley G. Genovese

    72. Gestational Surrogacy

    Arieh Raziel

    73. Patient Support in the Assisted Reproduction Technology Programme

    Sharon N. Covington and Laura S. Covington

    74. The Relationship between Stress and In Vitro Fertilization Outcome

    Alice D. Domar

    75. Risk and Safety Management in Assisted Reproduction Technology

    Paul Pirtea, Dominique de Ziegler, Sean Soketang, Chloe Tran, and Jean-Marc Ayoubi



    David K. Gardner AM, FAA, DPhil is a Professor in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne, and is the Scientific Director of Melbourne IVF, Melbourne, Australia.

    Ariel Weissman MD is a Senior Physician at the IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, and a full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

    Colin M. Howles PhD, FRSM is based at Aries Consulting SARL, Geneva, Switzerland, and is an Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh, UK.

    Zeev Shoham MD is a Professor at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, a consultant in IVF, and co-founder of IVF-Worldwide.