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Fertility Cryopreservation

Fertility Cryopreservation

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Cambridge University Press, 5/13/2010
EAN 9780521517782, ISBN10: 0521517788

Hardcover, 288 pages, 24.6 x 18.9 x 1.8 cm
Language: English

Protecting the reproductive potential of young patients undergoing cancer therapy is increasingly important. With modern treatment protocols, 80% of patients can be expected to survive. It has been estimated that up to one in 250 young adults will be a survivor of childhood cancer in the future; infertility, however, may be a consequence. As a wide range of fertility preservation methods are increasingly offered by clinicians, this systematic and comprehensive textbook dealing with the cryobiology, technology and clinical approach to this therapy will be essential reading to infertility specialists, embryologists, oncologists, cryobiologists, ObGyns, andrologists, and urologists with an interest in fertility preservation. Fertility Cryopreservation reviews all the techniques of this increasingly important field within reproductive medicine. It covers the basic principles of pertinent cryobiology, and contains major sections on the different therapies available, written by international specialists combining experience from both academic centers and commercial industries.

Part I. Cryobiology
1. Cryobiology
an overview Ri-Cheng Chian
2. Suppression of ice in aqueous solutions and its application to vitrification in an ART setting Patrick Quinn
3. Pathway for the movement of water and cryoprotectants in mouse oocytes and embryos at different stages - its relevance to cryopreservation Magosaburo Kasai and Keisuke Edashige
4. Cryoprotectants Jason E. Swain and Gary D. Smith
Part II. Cryopreservation of Sperm and Testicular Tissue
5. Cryopreservation of sperm
an overview Fady Shehata and Ri-Cheng Chian
6. Sperm cryopreservation for donor program Zheng Li and Peng Xu
7. Cryopreservation of surgically retrieved sperm Peter T. K. Chan
8. Testicular tissue cryopreservation Ariel Revel and Javier Mejia
Part III. Cryopreservation of Embryos
9. Cryopreservation of embryos
an overview David H. Edgar and Debra A. Gook
10. Cryopreservation of pronuclear stage human embryos Barry Behr and Yimin Shu
11. Cryopreservation of day two and day three embryos Yunxia Cao and Zhiguo Zhang
12. Cryopreservation of blastocysts Yoshiharu Morimoto
13. Aseptic vitrification of human blastocysts
protocol development and clinical application P. Vanderzwalmen, L. Grobet, Y. Prapas, P. Frias and N. Zech
Part IV. Cryopreservation of Oocytes
14. Cryopreservation of human oocytes
an overview Ri-Cheng Chian
15. Cryopreservation of oocytes by slow cooling Andrea Borini and Giovanni Coticchio
16. Vitrification of human oocytes with different tools Patrick Quinn
17. Vitrification of human oocytes using the McGill Cryoleaf Jack Yu Jen Huang, Seang Lin Tan and Ri-Cheng Chian
18. Cryopreservation of human oocytes and embryos by direct plunging into liquid nitrogen and its aseptic approach Evgenia Isachenko, Vladimir Isachenko and Jurgen M. Weiss
19. Vitrification of human oocytes for a donor program Elkin Lucena, Carolina Lucena and Sandra Mojica
20. Obstetric and perinatal outcomes in pregnancies conceived following oocyte cryopreservation William Buckett and Ri-Cheng Chian
Part V. Cryopreservation of Ovarian Tissue
21. Cryopreservation of ovarian tissue
an overview Jacques Donnez, Pascale Jadoul, Olivier Donnez, Anne-Sophie van Eyck, Jean Squifflet and Marie-Madeleine Dolmans
22. In vitro culture of human primordial follicles Benoit Schubert and Johan Smitz
23. Cryobanking of human ovarian tissue
concept of formation and perspectives of development Vladimir Isachenko, Friedrich Gagsteiger, Evgenia Isachenko and Juergen Weiss
24. Transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissues Dror Meirow
25. Whole ovary cryopreservation Jason G. Bromer and Pasquale Patrizio
26. Transplantation of whole frozen-thawed ovaries Amir Arav and Yehudit Natan
27. Ethical considerations in fertility cryopreservation in young cancer patients Edwin C. Hui
Index.