Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques has become a classic comprehensive reference for the whole team at the IVF clinic. The fourth edition comes more conveniently as a set of two separate volumes, one for laboratory aspects and the other for clinical applications.The text has been extensively revised, with the addition of several important

chapter 1|8 pages

Setting up an ART laboratory

ByJacques Cohen, Mina Alikani, Antonia Gilligan, Tim Schimmel

chapter 2|22 pages

Quality control: Maintaining stability in the laboratory

ByDavid H. McCulloh

chapter 3|17 pages

The ART laboratory: Current standards

ByCecilia Sjöblom

chapter 4|13 pages

Evaluation of sperm

ByKaylen M. Silverberg, Tom Turner

chapter 5|14 pages

Sperm preparation techniques

ByHarold Bourne, Janell Archer, David H. Edgar, H. W. Gordon Baker

chapter 6|21 pages

Sperm chromatin assessment

ByAshok Agarwal, Igor Tsarev, Juris Erenpreiss, Rakesh Sharma

chapter 7|18 pages

Oocyte retrieval and selection

ByLaura F. Rienzi, Filippo M. Ubaldi

chapter 8|8 pages

Preparation and evaluation of oocytes for ICSI

ByIrit Granot, Nava Dekel

chapter 9|13 pages

Hyaluronic acid binding-mediated sperm selection for ICSI

ByGabor Huszar

chapter 10|16 pages

Intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection

ByMonica Antinori

chapter 11|12 pages

Use of in vitro maturation in a clinical setting: Patient populations and outcomes

ByYoshiharu Morimoto, Aisaku Fukuda, Manabu Satoh

chapter 12|9 pages


ByFrank L. Barnes

chapter 13|14 pages

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection: Technical aspects

ByQueenie V. Neri, Devin Monahan, Zev Rosenwaks, Gianpiero D. Palermo

chapter 14|11 pages

Assisted hatching

ByAnna Veiga, Itziar Belil

chapter 15|15 pages

Human embryo biopsy procedures

ByAlan R. Thornhill, Christian Ottolini, Alan H. Handyside

chapter 16|6 pages

Analysis of fertilization

ByThomas Ebner

chapter 17|22 pages

Culture systems for the human embryo

ByDavid K. Gardner, Michelle Lane

chapter 19|12 pages

Evaluation of embryo quality: Time-lapse imaging to assess embryo morphokinesis

ByNatalia Basile, Juan García-Velasco, Marcos Meseguer

chapter 20|9 pages

Evaluation of embryo quality: Proteomic strategies

ByMandy Katz-Jaffe

chapter 21|10 pages

The human oocyte: Controlled rate cooling

ByAndrea Borini, Veronica Bianchi

chapter 22|8 pages

The human oocyte: Vitrifi cation

ByMasashige Kuwayama

chapter 23|14 pages

The human embryo: Slow freezing*

ByNikica Zaninovic, Richard Bodine, Robert N. Clarke, Sam Jones, Ye Zhen, Lucinda L. Veeck Gosden

chapter 24|17 pages

The human embryo: Vitrifi cation

ByZsolt Peter Nagy, Ching-Chien Chang, Gábor Vajta

chapter 25|12 pages

Severe male factor: Genetic consequences and recommendations for genetic testing

ByWilly Lissens, Katrien Stouffs

chapter 26|10 pages

Polar body biopsy and its clinical application

ByMarkus Montag

chapter 27|8 pages

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for infertility

ByDagan Wells, Elpida Fragouli

chapter 28|12 pages

Genetic analysis of the embryo

ByYuval Yaron, Veronica Gold, Sagit Peleg-Schalka, Mira Malcov

chapter 29|14 pages

The analysis of endometrial receptivity

ByTamara Garrido-Gomez, Francisco Domínguez, Maria Ruiz, Felip Vilella, Carlos Simon

chapter 30|16 pages

Human embryonic stem cells

ByRachel Eiges, Michal Avitzour, Benjamin Reubinoff

chapter 31|19 pages

Microfl uidics in ART: Current progress and future directions

ByJason E. Swain, Thomas B. Pool, Shuichi Takayama, Gary D. Smith