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The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility: A Practical Guide for Practitioners Who Care for Infertile Couples, Fourth Edition

Steven R. Bayer Michael M. Alper Alan S. Penzias


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Productivity Press
05 September 2017
Infertility & fertilization; Urology & urogenital medicine; Gynaecology & obstetrics
Based on the gold standard procedures and protocols developed at Boston IVF, this new edition of a bestselling text continues to provide a structured approach to treating the infertile couple that can be of benefit to the gynecologist, reproductive endocrinologist, and reproductive medicine nurse alike. Both clinical and laboratory techniques are included, with material on preconception care. New to this edition are chapters on fertility care for the LGBT community, endometriosis, elective egg freezing, and effective nursing.
Edited by:   Steven R. Bayer, Michael M. Alper, Alan S. Penzias
Imprint:   Productivity Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   4th New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 241mm,  Width: 171mm, 
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9781498781244
ISBN 10:   1498781241
Pages:   260
Publication Date:   05 September 2017
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Undergraduate ,  Primary
Format:   Mixed media product
Publisher's Status:   Active
Contents List of Contributors Preface Acknowledgments About Boston IVF Overview of infertility Alan S Penzias Factors affecting fertility Steven R Bayer and Merle Berger The infertility workup Jesse Hade Preconceptional care Steven R Bayer Clinical algorithms Michael M Alper Treatment options I. Ovulation induction Selwyn P Oskowitz and Alan Penzias Treatment options II. Intrauterine insemination Sonia Elguero and Marsha Forman Treatment options III. In vitro fertilization Michael M Alper Treatment options IV. Third party reproduction Brian M Berger Fertility care for the LGBT community Samuel Pang Evaluation and management of male infertility Steven Lazarou Preimplantation genetic testing Kim L Thornton Endometriosis and infertility Dan Griffin Polycystic ovary syndrome Rita M Sneeringer and Kristin Wright Recurrent pregnancy loss Benjamin Lannon and Alison E Zimon Fertility preservation for cancer patients David A Ryley Elective egg freezing Kerri Luzzo and Samuel Pauli The IVF laboratory Denny Sakaas, Brent Barret, Kathy Go Tools for effective nursing in the care of the infertile patient Sharon Edwards, Susan Gordon-Pennell, Kristin McCutcheon The mind and body connection Alice D Domar Infertility Counseling and The Role of the Infertility Counselor Jeanie Ungerleider, Terry Chen Rothchild and Lynn Nichols Medical ethics in reproductive medicine Steven R Bayer and Kim L Thornton Integrating quality management into a fertility practice Michael Alper The True ART: How to deliver the best patient care Derek Larkin ã ã

Steven R Bayer MD is a Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Dr. Bayer was previously Director of the In Vitro Fertilization program at New England Medical Center, an Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts Medical School, and Medical Director of the Boston Regional Center for Reproductive Medicine in Stoneham. He is a member of several professional societies including the Boston Obstetrical Society, New England Fertility Society, American Society of Reproductive Medicine and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, among others. Michael M Alper MD is Medical Director and a Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF and as Associate Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. His interest of in vitro fertilization has led him to be involved in many research studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has written numerous articles, abstracts, letters and books, and has lectured at many scientific meetings throughout the world. Alan S Penzias MD is Surgical Director and Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF and Director of the fellowship program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. He has received numerous grants for research in the field of infertility, including a comparison study of medication in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF. He is an active member of various infertility and medical societies and is on the Board of Directors of the American Fertility Association and is a member of the Executive Counsel of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies. He is also on the Editorial Board of Reproductive Biomedicine online and serves as an ad hoc editor for Fertility and Sterility, reviewing papers submitted for publication. He has served on the Medical Advisory Boards for Organon, Serono Laboratories, and Ferring Pharmaceuticals and has published many peer reviewed articles, reviews, chapters, abstracts and books in the field of infertility.

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