IVF in the Medically Complicated Patient, Second Edition: A Guide to Management

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Nick Macklon
CRC Press, Jun 17, 2014 - Medical - 236 pages
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Each patient seeking assisted reproduction has a unique set of circumstances that affects the outcome of treatment. Particularly challenging are those patients with pre-existing medical conditions or those receiving medical therapies that may impact the safety and success of their IVF treatments. Prior identification and preparation of the patient at increased risk of complications will enable the clinician to avoid problems in advance, anticipate the necessary management, and optimize outcomes. A new expanded edition of the prize-winning text IVF in the Medically Complicated Patient: A Guide to Management, Second Edition provides a readily accessible, authoritative, and didactic source of information to aid clinicians in this important field.

 

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Contents

The Patient with Cystic Fibrosis
1
The Patient at Risk from Thrombosis
21
The Patient with Hyperprolactinaemia
31
The Patient with Autoimmune Disease
39
The Patient with Epilepsy
47
The Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
59
The Patient with Hypertension
69
The Patient with Obesity
79
The Patient with Fibroids
129
The Patient with Congenital Uterine Abnormalities
137
The Patient with Malignant Disease
147
The Girl with Cancer
157
The Patient with Turners Syndrome
163
The Couple Testing Positive for Hepatitis B and C
171
The Couple Testing Positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
183
The Couple with Sexual Dysfunction
193

The Patient with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
91
The Patient with Hydrosalpinx
103
The Patient with Endometriosis
119
The IVF Patient International Travel and Vaccinations
205
Back Cover
217
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