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Cornell University, New York City. Reference for urologists on the surgical treatment of male infertility. Includes microsurgical techniques and additional fertility-related techniques. Illustrated. 27 contributors, 25 U.S. DNLM: Infertility, Male - surgery.
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Goldstein, Marc, MD(Cornell Univ)
The contributors represent the specialties of urology, surgery, embryology, obstetrics and gynecology, and microsurgery. Most are from U.S. academic medical centers, with one from Germany and one from Russia. Institutions prominently represented include Cornell Univ, UCSF, and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
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Reviewer: Fred K. Kirchner, Jr., MD (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine)
Description: This is a new book devoted exclusively to the surgical procedures encountered in male infertility. The contributors each present their own unique areas of expertise.
Purpose: The purpose is to present indications for, and details of, various surgical procedures surrounding male infertility problems. In recent years a number of technical advances have expanded the scope of this field, and not only are techniques described but also the expected outcome.
Audience: This book will be especially useful for urologists-in-training and for practicing urologists who wish to update their knowledge in this field. Additionally, this book will be a valuable resource for academic urology departments and reproductive center libraries.
Features: The book makes liberal use of excellent photographs, lucid illustrations, and, when appropriate, tabular information to present the material. Different surgical approaches to accomplish the same end are presented in separate chapters by appropriate experts. The book is supplemented by a section on training in various aspects of microsurgical disease.
Assessment: This is a very useful book for urologic surgeons and urologists-in-training who wish to familiarize themselves with the most up-to-date surgical procedures dealing with male infertility. Not only is surgical technique described, but expected results and success rates are also presented.
Table of Contents
1 Surgical Anatomy 3
2 Testis Biopsy 8
3 Vasography 26
4 Vasectomy 35
5 Microsurgical Vasovasostomy: Surgical Approach, Decision Making, and Multilayer Microdot Technique 46
6 Microsurgical Vasovasostomy: Two-Layer Technique 61
7 Microsurgical Vasovasostomy: Modified One-Layer Technique 67
8 Treatment of Large Vasal Defects 77
9 Vasal Integrity Following Simultaneous Multiple Reconstructions 96
10 Long-Term Results of Vasovasostomy 104
11 Surgery of the Epididymis 113
12 Indications for Vasoepididymostomy 116
13 Microsurgical Vasoepididymostomy: End-to-End Anastomosis 120
14 Microsurgical End-to-Side Vasoepididymostomy 128
15 Microsurgical Epididymal Tubule Marsupialization for Creation of an Autogenous Tunica Vaginalis Sperm Reservoir 135
16 Alloplastic Spermatocele 142
17 Microsurgical (Micropuncture) Retrieval of Epididymal Sperm with In Vitro Fertilization for the Treatment of Male Infertility 159
18 Varicocelectomy: General Considerations 169
19 Mini-Incision Microsurgical Inguinal or Subinguinal Varicocelectomy with Delivery of the Testis 173
20 Varicocelectomy: Subinguinal Approach 178
21 Varicocelectomy: The Laparoscopic Approach 185
22 Complications and Results of Varicocelectomy 194
23 Hydrocelectomy 199
24 Pediatric Orchiopexy: Preventive Medicine for Infertility 202
25 Scrotal Orchiopexy for Adult Retractile Testis 218
26 Transurethral Resection for Ejaculatory Duct Obstruction 220
27 Electroejaculation 239
28 Gamete Micromanipulation to Facilitate Fertilization 253
29 Microsurgical Equipment and Instrumentation 265
30 Training in Urologic Microsurgery 275
31 Animal Models for Microsurgical Training and Research 297
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