The Techniques of IVF Made Easy
|Author/Editor||Pandya Manish R, N Vijaykumar Chelur|
|Speciality||Obstetrics and Gynecology|
This book serves well for reproductive endocrinologists, counselors, nurses, psychologists and others who are either directly or indirectly are related to in vitro fertilization. The book is an important resource for all involved in this area of reproductive medicine and biology. It is useful to those who are new to the field. The presentation of the chapters is consistent and easy-to-understand to all readers. A ready-reckoner such as this will also be handy for postgraduates. It explains how to start IVF Laboratory, basics of embryology, practical guidelines regarding ovarian stimulation and various steps of in vitro fertilization embryo transfer (IVF-ET) including andrological aspect of ICSI for male infertility as well as vitrification and freezing of the gametes. A robust knowledge of endocrinology, endoscopy, ultrasonography, biochemical and molecular tests and markers both in females and males have added refinement of diagnosis, pretreatment and final outcome of assisted reproductive technologies and treatment. The book also presents special topics such as surrogacy and ethics.