Understanding Male Infertility Global Practices & Indian Perspective - ECAB - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131232644, 9788131239469

Understanding Male Infertility Global Practices & Indian Perspective - ECAB

1st Edition

Editors: Sonia Malik Ashok Agarwal
eBook ISBN: 9788131239469
Paperback ISBN: 9788131232644
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 20th April 2012
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Table of Contents

Evolution in the Management of Male Infertility

Initial Assessment of the Infertile Male

Indian Perspective: Initial Assessment of the Infertile Male

Will the New World Health Organization Standards for Semen Examination Change the Clinical Management of Male Infertility?

Indian Perspective: Will the New World Health Organization Standards for Semen Examination Change the Clinical Management of Male Infertility?

Environmental Factors That Influence Spermatogenesis and Fertility

Indian Perspective: Environmental Factors That Influence Spermatogenesis and Fertility

Sperm Retrieval Techniques

Indian Perspective: Sperm Retrieval Techniques

Selection of Genomically Normal Spermatozoa: Clinical Cases

Indian Perspective: Selection of Genomically Normal Spermatozoa

Varicocele and Infertility—Controversies, Consensus and Best Practice Guidelines

Indian Perspective: Varicocele and Infertility—Controversies, Consensus and Best Practice Guidelines

Study of Sperm DNA Fragmentation: Clinical Utility and Limitations

Indian Perspective: Study of Sperm DNA Fragmentation: Clinical Utility and Limitations

An Evidence-based Review of Antioxidant Therapy for Male Infertility

Indian Perspective: An Evidence-based Review of Antioxidant Therapy for Male Infertility

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Language:
English
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131239469
Paperback ISBN:
9788131232644

About the Editor

Sonia Malik

Affiliations and Expertise

Programme Director, Southend Fertility & IVF Centre, Delhi and NCR, India

Ashok Agarwal

Dr. Agarwal received his PhD in 1983 from Banaras Hindu University, India. He did his post-doctorate training in Reproductive Biology under a fellowship from The Rockefeller Foundation at Harvard Medical School. He was an Instructor in Surgery and then an Assistant professor of urology at Harvard Medical School from 1988 to 1992. He was appointed in 1993 by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation as the Head of the Clinical Andrology Center, which over the years under his leadership, has become a center of excellence in the United States for the diagnosis of male infertility and fertility preservation of men with oncological conditions. He is the recipient of over 100 research grants. His current research interests include studies on molecular markers of oxidative stress, DNA integrity, and proteomics in the pathophysiology of male and female reproduction, effect of radio frequency radiation on fertility and fertility preservation in patients with cancer. Dr. Agarwal is actively involved in laboratory and clinical studies looking at the efficacy of certain antioxidants in improving the fertility of male patients. He has published over 500 scientific papers and review articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, authored over 100 book chapters, and presented over 800 papers at both national and international scientific meetings. He has edited 18 medical text books/ manuals related to male infertility, ART, fertility preservation, DNA damage and antioxidants. He is the guest editor of 4 special journal issues. He is a member or office bearer of several professional societies including: American Society for Reproductive Medicine, American Society of Andrology, American Urological Association, Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and Urology. Dr. Agarwal is active in basic and clinical research and his laboratory has trained more than 500 basic scientists and clinical researchers from the United States and more than 50 countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Center for Reproductive Medicine Professor, Lerner College of Medicine Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA