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TitlePrinciples of Oocyte and Embryo Donation [electronic resource] / edited by Mark V. Sauer
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 1998
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Descript XVIII, 367 p. online resource


Principles of Oocyte and Embryo Donation is the definitive textbook on the medical, surgical, legal, and ethical aspects of establishing and maintaining an office-based egg donation program. The editor has assembled an international list of authors with known expertise in this rapidly expanding field. Comphrensive, yet practical, chapters include: * indications and success rates * screening and demographics of recipients and donors * preparation of the endometrium * synchronization of cycles * obstetrical outcomes * risks and complications * gestational carriers * consents and contracts * ethics The clinical steps and procedures are clearly outlined in photographs and line drawings. This book is a must-have reference for all health care providers of ART programs, reproductive endocrinologists, obstetrician- gynecologists, and fellows in reproductive endocrinology and infertility


1. Historical Evolution of Oocyte and Embryo Donation as a Treatment for Intractable Infertility -- 2. Indications, Success Rates, and Outcomes -- 3. Selection and Screening of Potential Oocyte Recipients -- 4. Selection and Screening of Potential Oocyte Donors -- 5. Genetic Aspects of Donor Selection -- 6. Endometrial Preparation -- 7. Synchronization of Donors and Recipients -- 8. Obstetrical Management and Outcome of Oocyte and Embryo Donation -- 9. Complications and Side Effects of Oocyte Donation -- 10. Cost-Effectiveness of Care -- 11. The Role of Ultrasound in Oocyte Donation Programs -- 12. The Endometrial Dynamics Seen in Assisted Reproduction -- 13. Psychological Aspects of Care -- 14. Consents and Contracts -- 15. Ethical Issues in Oocyte and Embryo Donation -- 16. Statutory and Case Law Governing Oocyte and Embryo Donation -- 17. Treating Women of Advanced Reproductive Age -- 18. Alternative Parenting: A Practitionerโ{128}{153}s View -- 19. Developments in Embryo and Oocyte Banking -- 20. IVF-Surrogates of Donated Oocytes -- 21. International Perspectives on Oocyte Donation -- 22. The Future of Egg Donation -- 23. Oocyte Donation: Religious Perspectives

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