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Disturbances in Male Fertility

  • K. Bandhauer
  • G. Bartsch
  • D. M. de Kretser
  • A. Eshkol
  • J. Frick
  • M. Glezerman
  • J. B. Kerr
  • B. Lunenfeld
  • W. Pöldinger
  • H. P. Rohr
  • F. Scharfetter
  • P. D. Temple-Smith
  • Editors
  • J. Bandhauer
  • K. Frick

Part of the Handbuch der Urologie / Encyclopedia of Urology book series (HDBUROL, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIII
  2. D. M. de Kretser, P. D. Temple-Smith, J. B. Kerr
    Pages 1-131
  3. G. Bartsch, H. P. Rohr
    Pages 133-170
  4. M. Glezerman
    Pages 171-193
  5. M. Glezerman
    Pages 203-213
  6. M. Glezerman
    Pages 215-223
  7. B. Lunenfeld, M. Glezerman
    Pages 233-241
  8. F. Scharfetter
    Pages 243-260
  9. M. Glezerman, B. Lunenfeld
    Pages 287-300
  10. J. Frick
    Pages 301-328
  11. J. Frick
    Pages 347-399
  12. K. Bandhauer
    Pages 401-411
  13. W. Pöldinger
    Pages 413-419
  14. B. Lunenfeld, A. Eshkol, M. Glezerman
    Pages 421-427
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 429-456

About this book

Introduction

Impending famine and a terrifying rate of consumption of natural resources are vital issues which have focussed public interest in the ecologic, social and political problems of ever increasing overpopulation in many countries of the world. As well as the vast material and intellectual expenditure lavished on family planning and birth control, the past decade has seen an immense research effort in the elaboration of improved methods of fertility control, both for men and for women. During the same period, however, research into the causes of male fertility disorders has proceeded with equal intensity, and a number of promising therapeutic approaches have become the subject of clinical trials. The wish of an individual or of a couple to have offspring is an absolute which requires no further justification, and there can be few challenges to a physician as essential as the spouses' predicament in a childless marriage. Only with a special knowledge of the function, pathology and pathophysiology of the reproductive system is he properly equipped to meet that challenge.

Keywords

Andrologie andrology biopsy clinical trial contraception fertility infection infertility pathology pathophysiology pharmacology prostate research testis urology

Authors and affiliations

  • K. Bandhauer
    • 1
  • G. Bartsch
    • 2
  • D. M. de Kretser
    • 3
  • A. Eshkol
    • 4
  • J. Frick
    • 5
  • M. Glezerman
    • 6
  • J. B. Kerr
    • 3
  • B. Lunenfeld
    • 4
  • W. Pöldinger
    • 7
  • H. P. Rohr
    • 8
  • F. Scharfetter
    • 9
  • P. D. Temple-Smith
    • 3
  1. 1.Klinik für UrologieKantonsspital St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Universitätsklinik für UrologieInnsbruckAustria
  3. 3.Department of AnatonyMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  4. 4.Institut of Endocrinology, Sackler School of Medicine, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Aviv UniversityThe State of Israel Ministry of HealthTel-HashomerIsrael
  5. 5.Urologische AbteilungLandeskrankenanstalten SalzburgSalzburgAustria
  6. 6.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologySoroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion UniversityBeer ShevaIsrael
  7. 7.Kantonale Psychiatrische Klinik WilWil/SGSwitzerland
  8. 8.Pathologisches InstitutUniversität BaselBaselSwitzerland
  9. 9.Klinik für NeurochirurgieKantonsspital St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-65117-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-65119-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-65117-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0374-8006
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