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How to Improve your ART Success Rates

How to Improve your ART Success Rates
An Evidence-Based Review of Adjuncts to IVF

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Kelton P. Tremellen, Didier Dewailly, Bernard Hedon, C. Dechanet, S. Deutsch-Bringer, H. Dechaud, Ben Kroon, Roger Hart, Dominique M. Butawan, William H. Kutteh, Gavin Sacks, Ann Clark, Robert J. Norman, Lisa J. Moran, Adam Balen, Chris Brewer, David Adamson, Mary E. Abusief, S. F. van Voorst, Neil Johnson, Willem Ombelet, Anthony J. Rutherford, Hesham Al-Inany, Hamdy Azab, Walid El Sherbiny, Paul Devroey, Gab Kovacs, Norbet Gleicher, David H. Barad, Colin M. Howles, Luk Rombauts, Mohamed Aboulghar, Baris Ata, Hai Ying Chen, Ayse Seyhan, Seang Lin Tan, Jack Yu Jen Huang, Hey-Joo Kang, Zev Rosenwaks, R. J. Aitken, David Mortimer, Sharon T. Mortimer, David K. Gardner, Danny Sakkas, Klaus E. Weimer, Anver Kuliev, Sangeeta Das, M. W. Seif, Hakan E. Duran, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, Ragaa Mansour, Wendy S. Vitek, Sandra Carson, Amr Wahba, Ahmed Abousetta, Giuseppe Botta, Gedis Grudzinskas, Rodney J. Franklin, Francisco J. Ruiz Flores, Juan Garcia-Velasco, Luciano Nardo, Lamiya Mohiyiddeen, Pedro Barri, Mohamed Taranissi, Tarek El-Toukhy, Sheryl de Lacey, Caroline Smith, Mark Bowman, Sesh Kamal Sunkara, Nick Macklon, Cora de Klerk, Kate Stern, Elizabeth A. Sullivan, Yueping A. Wang, Johannes L. H. Evers, C. Farquhar
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  • Date Published: August 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107648326

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  • IVF is now established worldwide as a clinical service. Units are striving to improve their success rates, and many treatments are being advocated as 'yet another breakthrough'. The purpose of this book is to help clinicians to evaluate each of these new treatments. Each chapter is written by a recognized international expert in the field and the chapters are short and succinct, summarizing the latest evidence-based information for each topic and treatment. Sections cover patient selection and preparation, the role of AIH before IVF, stimulation, monitoring, laboratory techniques, embryo transfer, ancillary treatments and assessment of results. How to Improve your ART Success Rates: An Evidence-Based Review of Adjuncts to IVF is essential reading for all clinicians working with infertility and assisted reproduction, and is also a valuable addition to any medical library.

    • Concise chapters are ideal for the busy infertility specialist
    • Chapters are authored and edited by respected international figures in the field of assisted reproduction
    • Summarizes the key evidence-based information related to assisted reproduction, with reference lists highlighting priority further reading material
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    • Date Published: August 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107648326
    • length: 273 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.47kg
    • contains: 30 b/w illus. 21 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. Patient Selection and Preparation:
    1. Pre-treatment hormone assessment to optimize IVF outcomes
    2. Role of pelvic ultrasonography in the selection and preparation of patients for in vitro fertilization (IVF)
    3. Is pre-IVF laparoscopy/hysteroscopy worthwhile?
    4. The management of polyps and fibroids
    5. Immunological screening in women undergoing IVF
    6. Natural killer cell analysis
    7. Weight control
    8. Do vitamins and natural supplements improve pregnancy rates?
    9. PCO patients – is there a role for metformin
    10. An evidence-based medicine review of adjunctive treatments to IVF
    11. Management of hydrosalpinges
    Part II. The Role of AIH Before IVF:
    12. IUI – who should be treated and what are the expectations?
    Part III. Stimulation:
    13. What superovulation protocol is best?
    14. FSH vs hMG: gonadotrophins are gonadotrophins are gonadotrophins
    15. Agonists or antagonists for ovarian stimulation?
    16. Should the oral contraceptive pill or progestogens be used to schedule controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH)?
    17. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
    18. Luteinizing hormone supplementation in ART
    19. The use of growth hormone in IVF
    20. Prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    21. Is IVF the best approach?
    Part IV. Monitoring:
    22. How to monitor for the best results
    Part V. Laboratory:
    23. Sperm selection for assisted conception
    24. ICSI for all?
    25. Day of embryo transfer
    26. The beneficial effects of culture medium supplementation with growth factors in the development of human embryos in vitro
    27. Metabolomics
    28. Role of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
    29. Assisted hatching
    Part VI. Embryo Transfer:
    30. The role of ultrasound in embryo transfer
    31. Does dummy embryo transfer help?
    32. Does position matter?
    33. Embryo transfer catheters
    34. Bed rest after embryo transfer
    35. Intercourse around the time of embryo transfer
    Part VII. Ancillary Treatments:
    36. Heparin and aspirin as an adjunctive treatment in women undergoing IVF
    37. Place of oestrogen supplements in luteal phase after ET
    38. Progesterone supplements
    39. Place of corticosteroid co-treatment in IVF
    40. Immunotherapy for IVF implantation failure: 'just in case' or 'just in time'?
    41. Chinese herbs
    42. Adjuvant therapy to improve endometrial development – sildenafil and/or hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    43. The role of acupuncture in IVF
    44. Psychological perspectives on IVF treatment
    45. Future fertility for young women with cancer: protection, preservation or both?
    Part VIII. Assessment of Results:
    46. How to report IVF success rates
    47. Why do we need RCTs and how to design them?
    48. How to assess Cochrane reports
    Index.

  • Editor

    Gab Kovacs, Monash University, Victoria
    Gab Kovacs is International Medical Director, Monash IVF, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Toorak, Victoria, Australia.

    Contributors

    Kelton P. Tremellen, Didier Dewailly, Bernard Hedon, C. Dechanet, S. Deutsch-Bringer, H. Dechaud, Ben Kroon, Roger Hart, Dominique M. Butawan, William H. Kutteh, Gavin Sacks, Ann Clark, Robert J. Norman, Lisa J. Moran, Adam Balen, Chris Brewer, David Adamson, Mary E. Abusief, S. F. van Voorst, Neil Johnson, Willem Ombelet, Anthony J. Rutherford, Hesham Al-Inany, Hamdy Azab, Walid El Sherbiny, Paul Devroey, Gab Kovacs, Norbet Gleicher, David H. Barad, Colin M. Howles, Luk Rombauts, Mohamed Aboulghar, Baris Ata, Hai Ying Chen, Ayse Seyhan, Seang Lin Tan, Jack Yu Jen Huang, Hey-Joo Kang, Zev Rosenwaks, R. J. Aitken, David Mortimer, Sharon T. Mortimer, David K. Gardner, Danny Sakkas, Klaus E. Weimer, Anver Kuliev, Sangeeta Das, M. W. Seif, Hakan E. Duran, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, Ragaa Mansour, Wendy S. Vitek, Sandra Carson, Amr Wahba, Ahmed Abousetta, Giuseppe Botta, Gedis Grudzinskas, Rodney J. Franklin, Francisco J. Ruiz Flores, Juan Garcia-Velasco, Luciano Nardo, Lamiya Mohiyiddeen, Pedro Barri, Mohamed Taranissi, Tarek El-Toukhy, Sheryl de Lacey, Caroline Smith, Mark Bowman, Sesh Kamal Sunkara, Nick Macklon, Cora de Klerk, Kate Stern, Elizabeth A. Sullivan, Yueping A. Wang, Johannes L. H. Evers, C. Farquhar

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