1st Edition

Ultrasound in Assisted Reproduction and Early Pregnancy

Edited By Arianna D'Angelo, Nazar Amso Copyright 2021
    300 Pages 139 Color & 121 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    300 Pages 139 Color & 121 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    300 Pages 139 Color & 121 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    This text offers a succinct overview of the essential clinical applications of ultrasound in infertility management. It will be of benefit to established practitioners in reproductive medicine, as it details the aspects of quality, safety, training, and certification that help improve standards of practice. Those in training or with a special interest in fertility issues will also find it essential reading.

    Print versions of this book also include access to the eBook version with links to procedural videos.




    1. Ultrasound in Assisted Reproductive Technology: Anatomy and Core Examination Skills

    Nazar N. Amso

    2. Basic and Technical Aspects of Ultrasound

    Neil D. Pugh

    3. The Uterus

    Jure Knez and Veljko Vlaisavljević

    4. The Ovaries and the Adnexa

    Kuhan Rajah and Dimitrios Mavrelos

    5. Uterine Cavity Assessment (Saline Hysterosonography)

    Zdravka Veleva

    6. Tubal Patency Assessment (Focusing on Hysterosalpingo-Contrast Sonography)

    Zdravka Veleva

    7. The Infertile Male

    Thoraya Ammar, C. Jason Wilkins, Dean C.Y. Huang, and Paul S. Sidhu

    8. Ultrasonographic Monitoring of Follicle Growth in Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation

    Arianna D’Angelo

    9. Oocyte Pick Up Technique

    Costas Panayotidis

    10. Embryo Transfer

    Julia Kopeika and Yacoub Khalaf

    11. Ultrasound Features of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    Arianna D’Angelo, Rudaina Hassan, and Nazar N. Amso

    12. Ultrasound-Guided Intervention in Assisted Reproductive Technology

    Candice Cheung and Andrew Sizer

    13. Implantation and In Utero Growth

    Kugajeevan Vigneswaran and Ippokratis Sarris

    14. Sonoembryology

    Veronika Frisova

    15. Assisted Reproductive Technology and Multiple Pregnancy

    Rezan A. Kadir and Zdravka Veleva

    16. Miscarriage and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    Rudaina Hassan and Caryl Thomas

    17. Ectopic Pregnancy and Pregnancy of Unknown Location

    Ghada Salman

    18. Quality Aspects of Ultrasound

    Ilaria Soave and Roberto Marci

    19. Safety Aspects of Ultrasound Scanning

    Kelly Tilleman

    20. Ultrasound Training in Assisted Reproduction and Early Pregnancy

    Martin G. Tolsgaard, Karin Sundberg, and Henriette Svarre Nielsen

    21. Training and Certification

    Nazar N. Amso, Arianna D’Angelo, and Costas Panayotidis



    Arianna D’Angelo, MD, Associate MRCOG is Consultant in Assisted Reproduction, Wales Fertility Institute, Swansea Bay University Health Board; Senior Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cardiff University; Consultant Gynaecologist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

    Nazar N Amso, MB ChB, FHEA, FRCOG, PhD (London University) is Emeritus Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Former Head of the Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University; Honorary Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, University Hospital of Wales and Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon, Spire Cardiff Hospital, Cardiff

    "the use of sonography throughout the entire process of assisted reproduction through early pregnancy. Unique structural elements include subheadings and occasional use of bulleted lists, highlighted summary boxes, and tables"

    - Doody's Review Service