The students, following the completion of the module, will be able to:
• understand the physiology that regulates the female and male reproductive system
• understand the main pathophysiological mechanisms that result in female and male infertility
• interpret the results of the basic diagnostic investigation for female and male infertility (hormonal investigation, spermiogram, imaging)
• understand the rationale for subscribing specific interventions for female and male infertility
Course Content (Syllabus)
Embryology and Anatomy of female reproductive system - Ovarian function and neuro-endocrine axes in women - Fertilization - Implantation - Sexual behavior of woman - Investigation and causes of female infertility - Disorders of ovulation - Polycystic ovary syndrome - Cervical and uterine component of female infertility - Endometriosis - Assisted Reproduction Techniques - Ultrasound investigation of female infertility - Physiology of puberty - Disorders of puberty - Disorders of sexual differentiation - Contraception - Menopause - Embryology and Anatomy of male reproductive system - Reproductive axes in the male - Spermatogenesis - Clinical evaluation of infertile man - Investigation and causes of female infertility - Environmental and iatrogenic causes of male infertility - Varicocele - Obstructive azoospermia - Infection of accessory genital glands - Physiology of erection - Erectile dysfunction - Disorders of ejaculation.
Male infertility, female infertility, diagnosis, management