Male Reproductive Health and Dysfunction

  • Eberhard Nieschlag
  • Hermann M. Behre
  • Susan Nieschlag

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 1-10
  3. Gerhard F Weinbauer, Craig Marc Luetjens, Manuela Simoni, Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 11-59
  4. Trevor G Cooper, Ching-Hei Yeung
    Pages 61-85
  5. Frank Tüttelmann, Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 87-92
  6. Eberhard Nieschlagf, Hermann M Behre
    Pages 93-100
  7. Hermann M. Behre, Michael Zitzmann
    Pages 101-107
  8. Manuela Simoni, Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 109-118
  9. Manuela Simoni, Peter Wieacker
    Pages 119-124
  10. Trevor G. Cooper
    Pages 125-138
  11. Ching-Hei Yeung, Trevor G. Cooper
    Pages 139-154
  12. Martin Bergmann, Sabine Kliesch
    Pages 155-167
  13. Hermann M. Behre, Eberhard Nieschlag, Carl-Joachim Partsch, Peter Wieacker, Manuela Simoni
    Pages 169-192
  14. Eberhard Nieschlag, Hermann M. Behre, Peter Wieacker, Dieter Meschede, Axel Kamischke, Sabine Kliesch
    Pages 193-238
  15. Claus Rolf, Michael Zitzmann, Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 239-261
  16. Hermann M Behre, Eberhard Nieschlag, Wolfgang Weidner, Peter Wieacker
    Pages 263-278
  17. Hermann van Ahlen, Sabine Kliesch
    Pages 279-321
  18. P. F. Wieacker, Hermann M. Behre, Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 323-337
  19. Gideon A. Sartorius, David J. Handelsman
    Pages 339-364
  20. M. H. Brinkworth, D. J. Handelsman
    Pages 365-389
  21. Ulrich A Knuth
    Pages 391-436
  22. Eberhard Nieschlag, Hermann M. Behre
    Pages 437-455
  23. Eberhard Nieschlag, Axel Kamischke
    Pages 457-467
  24. Christian De Geyter, Maria De Geyter, Hermann M. Behre
    Pages 469-504
  25. Sabine Kliesch, Axel Kamischke, Trevor G Cooper, Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 505-520
  26. R. Oberpenning, F. A. Muthny, F. Oberpenning
    Pages 521-537
  27. Klaus M. Beier
    Pages 539-555
  28. Eberhard Nieschlag
    Pages 557-564
  29. U Engelmann, Oliver Gralla
    Pages 565-576
  30. Eberhard Nieschlag, Hermann M. Behre
    Pages 577-587
  31. Trevor G. Cooper, Ching-Hei Yeung
    Pages 589-599
  32. Klaus Demmer
    Pages 601-612
  33. Back Matter
    Pages 613-629

About this book


This is the 3rd, totally revised edition of a well-known textbook that continues to represent the gold standard in the literature on clinical andrology. It examines in depth all aspects of male reproductive health, encompassing the basic physiology of male reproductive function and a wide range of disorders. Each of the chapters is written by outstanding experts in the field. Among the topics covered are:

  • Testicular function
  • Sperm maturation and fertilization
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Infertility
  • Primary and secondary hypogonadism
  • Late-onset hypogonadism
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Genetic disorders
  • Environmental influences
  • Psychology and sexual medicine
  • Testosterone therapy
  • Assisted reproduction: TESE and ICSI
  • Cryopreservation
  • Male contraception
  • Ethics in andrology

This volume will serve as a textbook for the newcomer to andrology, while providing the experienced physician with a valuable reference work. It will appeal to all who are concerned with male reproductive health:

  • Andrologists
  • Urologists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Gynecologists
  • Internists
  • Pediatricians
  • Basic scientists


assisted reproduction erectile dysfunction ethics hypogonadism in-vitro fertilisation infertility reproductive medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Eberhard Nieschlag
    • 1
  • Hermann M. Behre
    • 2
  • Susan Nieschlag
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Andrology of the UniversityMönsterGermany
  2. 2.Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Andrology of the UniversityHalle/SaaleGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-78354-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-78355-8
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