Male Infertility: A Complete Guide to Lifestyle and Environmental Factors (Hardcover)
This unique text provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the various environmental factors and lifestyle choices which impact male fertility, with special emphasis on the mechanisms that contribute to decreased sperm production and impaired function. Internationally recognized scientists and clinicians, leaders in the field of infertility, gather their insights and discuss how to prevent, address and cure male infertility caused by factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, medication and drug use, obesity, dietary and exercise habits, sexually transmitted infections, psychological stress and occupational exposure to chemicals and radiation. Written in an easy to follow, informal yet scientific style, Male Infertility offers invaluable clinical guidelines for physicians and infertility experts and new data and research of great interest to basic scientists, andrologists and embryologists.
About the Author
Stefan S. du Plessis, BScHons, Hons B(B&A), MSc, MBA, PhD (Stell), Division of Medical Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South AfricaAshok Agarwal, PhD, HCLD (ABB), ELD (ACE), Center for Reproductive Medicine, Andrology Center, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USAEdmund S. Sabanegh, Jr., MD, Department of Urology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA