Cambridge Guide to Infertility Management and Assisted by Godwin I. Meniru

By Godwin I. Meniru

This well-illustrated new e-book presents concise but entire useful details at the modern day method of the prognosis and therapy of infertility. the writer explains easy ideas of reproductive body structure, prior to relocating directly to the scientific motives of infertility. the total armory of recommendations from IVF to ICSI or even more moderen applied sciences used to regard infertility in all its manifestations is defined and unique. the purpose all through is to provide an explanation for concerns in actual fact, easily, and at once in a manner that might be understood by way of medical professionals, scientists, and nurses alike. by means of combining simple technological know-how and clinical features, in addition to "how it truly is performed" descriptions of thoughts and scientific interventions, this booklet deals an unsurpassed introductory account of this fast-paced sector.

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The problems can also be caused by chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis, thyroid disorders, epilepsy, atherosclerosis and renal failure. Spinal cord injury is also a well-known cause. Certain major abdominal and pelvic operations for cancer can damage nerves supplying the male genital organs and cause problems with erection or ejaculation. 2). 2. Drugs involved in the causation of impotence and ejaculatory dysfunction Sedatives and antidepressants Amitriptyline Chlordiazepoxide Chlorpromazine Diazepam Imipramine Monoamine oxidase inhibitors Perphenazine Phenelzine sulphate Thioridazine Trifluoperazine hydrochloride Antihypertensive agents Clonidine Guanethidine sulphate Hydralazine Methyldopa Metoprolol Phenoxybenzamine hydrochloride Prazosin hydrochloride Propranolol Reserpine Spironolactone Thiazide diuretics Drugs of abuse Alcohol Cocaine Codeine Heroin Nicotine Methadone Meperidine Others Clofibrate Cimetidine Digoxin Ketoconazole Source: Adapted from Meniru & Akagbosu (1997).

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12). This increase in thickness is initially stimulated by oestrogen, which is produced in the ovary. Later, progesterone brings about further growth of the endometrium and changes that will favour establishment of pregnancy. If pregnancy does not occur, growth of the endometrium stops and it starts to break down. Onset of the menstrual period marks the end of the current cycle and the beginning of a new cycle. The ‘phases’ Certain terminology are used to describe different segments of the ovarian and menstrual cycles.

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