- Anil K Dubey PhD HCLD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Director of Division Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility and IVF, Director of IVF Labs, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC, USA
This book explores the detailed diagnosis of male and female infertility, treatment of infertility with IVF, and various aspects of the IVF laboratory including protocols, handling of embryo transfers, freezing and biopsy for preimplantation genetic screening. The authors in this book are highly reputed in the field, and also have ability to convey in-depth validation of published work with clarity and directness. This book covers the quality management of IVF programs, practice guidelines, ethical and social aspects of infertility and IVF. Chapter focusing on the History of Infertility, including In Vitro Fertilization, is a landmark contribution and contains well-attributed first-hand information. It is very comprehensive dissertation on Male Factor Infertility, covering diagnosis and also mentioning medical and surgical management of male factor infertility. The section on Female Factor Infertility includes Ovarian Reserve Testing, Female Reproductive Aging, The Molecular and Genetic Basis of Infertility, Procedures and Protocols in In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory, etc. The area of fertility preservation includes Cryopreservation of Human Embryos and Fertility Preservation for Women. Also deals with preservation of future fertility for cancer or delaying childbearing age. Finally the book is donated to the future of infertility, with chapters on Genetics and Male Infertility in the 22nd century; Assisted Reproductive Technology and Birth Defects; Emotional and Social Aspects of Infertility Treatment and Fertility Testing and Treatment in 2020. This will be a ready reckoner for infertility specialists, gynaecologists, fellows in training as well as general practitioners and family doctor.