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Title Atlas of human sperm morphology evaluation / edited by Thinus F. Kruger and Daniel R. Franken
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (83 pages) : color illustrations
Contents 1. The Tygerberg strict criteria : what are the clinical thresholds for in vitro fertilization, intrauterine insemination, and in vivo fertilization? / T.F. Kruger, F. Van der Merwe and J. Van Waart -- 2. The role of sperm cell morphology in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) / M.L. Windt and T.F. Kruger -- 3. Relationship between sperm morphology and binding capacity to the zona pellucida : a critical step leading to fertilization / S.C. Oehninger -- 4. The use of the acrosome index in assisted reproduction / R. Menkveld -- 5. Quality assurance for sperm morphology assessment / D.R. Franken -- 6. What is a normal spermatozoon? / D.R. Franken and T.F. Kruger
Summary Sperm morphology evaluation by strict criteria is the gold-standard used by all IVF and andrology units around the world. It is based on an approach to sperm morphology evaluation that utilizes optimal preparation methods and evaluation procedures and criteria for a morphological normal spermatozoon based on biological evidence. The Atlas of Human Sperm Morphology Evaluation forms a teaching manual that gives readers the ability to train and test their diagnostic capabilities and laboratories guidelines for establishing quality control measures. An accompanying, interactive software teaching package CD-ROM consisting of a series of color photomicrographs of sperm samples is available from the authors
Notes "A Parthenon book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Spermatozoa -- abnormalities.
Spermatozoa -- cytology.
Infertility, Male -- diagnosis.
Infertility, Male -- Diagnosis -- Atlases
Spermatozoa -- Atlases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Infertility.
Infertility, Male -- Diagnosis.
Genre/Form Scientific atlases.
Form Electronic book
Author Franken, Daniel R.
Kruger, T. F.
ISBN 0203308549
Other Titles Human sperm morphology evaluation