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The Fallopian Tube in Infertility and IVF Practice

Adil O. Bahathiq, William L. Ledger, William S. B. Yeung, Yin-Lau Lee, Kai-Fai Lee, Ovrang Djahanbakhch, Mohammad Ezzati, Ertan Saridogan, A. Eley, Y. Cheong, Nadia Kabli, Togas Tulandi, Bassem Refaat, Stephen R. Killick, M. McIlveen, T. C. Li, Chun Y. Ng, Geoffrey H. Trew, Hany Lashen
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  • Date Published: July 2010
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521873789

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  • The Fallopian tube has until recently been a neglected structure, bypassed by IVF and seen only as a tube that transports the egg to the uterus. More recently, its central role as the site of fertilization and early embryogenesis has been recognized, along with the major effects of tubal disease, such as chlamydia trachomatis, on fertility. Tubal surgery is an option for those women who avoid IVF because of anxiety about medication side-effects or for religious reasons. The tube is also the site for female sterilization and its reversal. This definitive guide to the Fallopian tube and its disorders collates all these topics, with authoritative text covering the spectrum of clinically relevant topics in a digestible fashion. It will be of interest to gynecologists, specialists in reproductive medicine and infertility and family planning, and others with interest in this fascinating and underestimated organ of reproduction.

    • Will appeal to gynecologists, family planners and specialists in reproductive medicine
    • Examines basis of tubal disorders and female sterilization, offering practical guidance on clinical management
    • Leading authors highlight new alternatives to IVF treatment for tubal infertility
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    '… clear structure … thoughts and arguments are easy to follow. … very interesting and useful …' Dr A. Wenners and Professor A. Salmassi, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein

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    • Date Published: July 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521873789
    • length: 148 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 183 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • contains: 20 b/w illus. 10 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Historical background and functional anatomy
    2. Coculture and assisted reproduction
    3. Physiology and pathophysiology of tubal transport: ciliary beat and muscular contractility, relevance to tubal infertility, recent research and future directions
    4. Infections and inflammatory causes of tubal infertility
    5. Management of proximal tubal occlusion
    6. Ectopic pregnancy
    7. Fallopian tube patency testing
    8. Principles of open and laparoscopic surgery for tubal infertility
    9. IVF and tubal disease
    10. Tubal sterilization.

  • Editors

    William L. Ledger, University of Sheffield
    William Leigh Ledger MA DPhil FRCOG is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jessop Wing, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.

    Seang Lin Tan, McGill University, Montréal
    Adil O. S. Bahathiq PhD is Associate Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Um-Alqura University Medical College, Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

    Adil O. S. Bahathiq, University of UM-Alqura College of Medicine
    Seang Lin Tan MD MBBS FRCOG FRCSC FACOG MMed (O and G) MBA is James Edmund Dodds Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, and Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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    Adil O. Bahathiq, William L. Ledger, William S. B. Yeung, Yin-Lau Lee, Kai-Fai Lee, Ovrang Djahanbakhch, Mohammad Ezzati, Ertan Saridogan, A. Eley, Y. Cheong, Nadia Kabli, Togas Tulandi, Bassem Refaat, Stephen R. Killick, M. McIlveen, T. C. Li, Chun Y. Ng, Geoffrey H. Trew, Hany Lashen

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