Table of Contents
Foreword; Preface; Part I. Mammalian Reproductive Physiology: 1. Sexual reproduction: an overview Suzannah A. Williams; 2. Sexual development Andy Greenfield; 3. Male reproductive tract and spermatogenesis Joaquin Gadea, John Parrington, Junaid Kashir and Kevin Coward; 4. Female reproductive tract and oocyte development Suzannah A. Williams; 5. Ovulation and regulation of the menstrual cycle Farah El-Sadi, Anas Nader and Christian Becker; 6. Key events in early oogenesis affecting oocyte competence in women Geraldine Hartshorne; 7. Regulation of gonadal function Nicolas Vulliemoz and Christian Becker; 8. Reproductive endocrinology Enda McVeigh; 9. Reproductive immunology Ian Sargent; 10. Sperm biology and maturation Bill Holt and Jane Morrell; 11. Fertilization and egg activation Junaid Kashir, Celine Jones, John Parrington and Kevin Coward; 12. Early embryogenesis Shankar Srinivas and Tomoko Watanabe; 13. Human organogenesis Autumn Rowan-Hull; Part II. Infertility: 14. Global perspectives in reproductive health and fertility Janis Meek and Stephen Kennedy; 15. Fertility control and contraception Enda McVeigh; 16. Causes and investigations of male and female infertility Tim Child; 17. Treatment of male and female infertility Tim Child; 18. Social aspects of using reproductive technology Renate Barber and Alison Shaw; Part III. Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART): 19. From Pythagoras and Aristotle to Boveri and Edwards: a history of clinical embryology and therapeutic IVF Jacques Cohen; 20. Legal, ethical and regulatory aspects of assisted reproductive technology (ART) Ingrid Granne and Lorraine Corfield; 21. Quality management in assisted reproduction Janet Currie and Jo Craig; 22. Regulation of assisted conception in the UK James Lawford Davies and Alan R. Thornhill; Part IV. Assisted Reproductive Technology: Skills, Techniques and Present Status: 23. Fundamental laboratory skills for clinical embryologists Celine Jones, Junaid Kashir, Bianka Seres, Jane Chan, Kornelia Ewald and Kevin Coward; 24. Semen analysis and preparation Aysha Itani and Karen Turner; 25. Superovulation protocols Janelle Luk and Pasquale Patrizio; 26. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) Caroline Ross and Karen Turner; 27. Embryo culture Karen Turner; 28. Embryo biopsy Tracey Griffiths; 29. In vitro maturation of oocytes Gustavo German and Tim Child; 30. Morphological expressions of human egg and embryo quality Mina Alikani; 31. Cryopreservation in assisted reproduction Jo Craig and K. Turner; 32. Reproductive surgery Enda McVeigh; 33. Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis Dagan Wells and Elpida Fragouli; 34. Pre-implantation genetic screening Dagan Wells; 35. The biology and therapeutic potential of embryonic stem cells Richard Gardner; 36. Ethical considerations for clinical embryology Paul R. V. Johnson; Index.
Kevin Coward is Principal Investigator and Director of the MSc Clinical Embryology, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Dagan Wells is a Scientific Leader at Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Programme, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Textbook of Clinical Embryology Release Date NZ: July 31st, 2013
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