Publication Year: 2012
Authors/Editor: Van den Bergh, Marc; Ebner, Thomas; Elder, Kay
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 68
Describes 100 clinically documented case studies, which can facilitate learning from daily practice.
The assessment and selection of oocytes and embryos is fundamental to the live birth rate data of all IVF units, the parameter that is used to gauge a clinic's success and credibility. This atlas contains over 1,000 high-quality images of oocytes, zygotes and embryos, presented with accompanying data on indications for treatment, stimulation type and duration, as well as short medical histories of each couple and final outcome of treatment.
Structured on a patient-by-patient basis, the atlas describes 100 clinically documented case studies that follow the evolution of oocytes and zygotes between day two and day five. Pronuclear morphology and synchrony as well as embryo morphology are reported and described for each case. Written and produced by experienced embryologists, this practical atlas is an important resource for clinical embryologists and physicians in reproductive medicine.