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The medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and urological problems that are unique to men.
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Telogen effluvium is one of the most common forms of diffuse, non‐scarring hair loss for which patients present for clinical evaluation. It is usually a reactive and reversible disorder. Identifying and correcting the underlying cause is the most important component in management, yet there is always a need for therapeutic options. This study aims...
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OLIGOZOOSPERMIA RATE, AND REPRODUCTIVE HORMONAL CONCENTRATION OF AZOOSPERMIA PATIENTS WITH AZF MICRODELETION IN HANOI FERTILITY AND ANDROLOGY HOSPITAL Summary Objectives: To investigate the azoospermia, oligozoospermia, severe oligozoospermia rate, and reproductive hormonal concentration of azoospermia patients with AZF microdeletion in Fertility a...
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Purpose To create a Choosing Wisely Canada list of the top 5 diagnostic and therapeutic interventions that should be questioned in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in Canada. Methods The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) National Working Group developed an initial list of recommendations of diagnostic and therapeutic interv...
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Undescended testes are more likely to undergo malignant transformation than normally descended testes. We present the case of a 33-year-old male smoker who had been suffering from primary infertility for 4 years. This patient had bilateral undescended testes and a frozen section specimen revealed seminoma. In this report, we discussed how important...
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Background: Hypospadias affects around 1/200 newborn males. Intrauterine testicular dysfunction may underlie a subset of cases. The long-term endocrine and reproductive outcomes in these men remain largely unknown. Methods: Cross-sectional study in Ghent and Vienna University Hospitals to assess the endocrine and seminal parameters of young adul...
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EVALUATION OF CHARACTERISTICS OF AZOOSPERMIA FACTOR MICRODELETIONS AND SPERM RETRIEVAL RESULTS IN MALE INFERTILITY AT THE ANDROLOGY AND FERTILITY HOSPITAL OF HANOI Summary Objectives: To evaluate the clinical and laboratory characteristics and results of sperm retrieved from infertile men with AZF deletions. Subjects and methods: A cross-sectional,...
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Background: The recognition of the erectile dysfunction (ED) pathogenesis is essential to identify the appropriate ED management. Since vascular ED (vED) could be a manifestation of a systemic arterial damage, the watershed in the ED diagnostic framework is the discrimination between psychological (pED) and vED. However, reliable tools to directly...
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An Endo-European Reference Network (ERN) guideline initiative was launched including 16 clinicians experienced in endocrinology, pediatric and adult, and 2 patient representatives. The guideline was endorsed by the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, the European Society for Endocrinology and the European Academy of Andrology. The aim was...
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Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce a new meeting “2nd Annual International Conference Schedule – 2022” being organized by Professor Sarah DIVAD - United Kingdom and Dr. Mohammed ZARQAOUI MD , Morocco (with practices in Milan and Lugano). This meeting will be a treat for those working in the fields of andrology, embryology, male infertility,...
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OPTILUME for URETHRAL STRICTURES *********************************************************** Several colleagues have asked me about my experience with this new surgical technique using the coated Optilume balloon catheter. In March 2020, I introduced this surgical technique at the Innsbruck University Hospital, Department of Urology for the first...
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Infertility is increasing worldwide; male factors can be identified in nearly half of all infertile couples. Histopathologic evaluation of testicular tissue can provide valuable information about infertility; however, several different evaluation methods and semi-quantitative score systems exist. Our goal was to describe a new, accurate and easy-to...
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Purpose: The success of vasectomy is determined by the outcome of a post-vasectomy semen analysis (PVSA). This article describes a step-by-step procedure to perform PVSA accurately, report data from patients who underwent post vasectomy semen analysis between 2015 and 2021 experience, along with results from an international online survey on clinic...
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Marco Capece,1 Marco Falcone,2 Tommaso Cai,3 Alessandro Palmieri,1 Andrea Cocci,4 Roberto La Rocca1 1Department of Urology, AOU Federico II, University Hospital, Naples, Italy; 2Department of Neurourology, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino - Unità Spinale Unipolare, Turin, Italy; 3Ospedale Santa Chiara, Trento, Italy; 4Department...
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Varicocele is dilatation and tortuosity of the vessels in the pampiniform plexus of spermatic cord and occurs in 11.7% of adult men. Varicocelectomy may lead to various complications such as hydrocele, testicular atrophy, haematoma, infection, damage of nerves and recurrence. A 22-year-old man presented after varicocelectomy with a rare postoperati...
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Testicular size is an important parameter to investigate male reproductive and sexual functions. However, diagnosis and treatments are hindered by the lack of country-specific standard values for testicular volume. We conducted the present retrospective chart review study on 24,440 men who sought consultation at Andrology and Sexual Medicine—Hanoi...
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Varicocele, a condition associated with increased oxidative stress, negatively affects sperm DNA integrity and reduces pregnancy rates. However, the molecular mechanisms related to DNA integrity, damage, and repair in varicocele patients remain unclear. This study aimed to determine the role of DNA repair molecular mechanisms in varicocele-related...
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Varicocele is considered the most common treatable cause of male infertility, and possible pathophysiological mechanisms have been proposed to explain the effect of varicocele on fertility. However, the molecular etiology of infertility associated with varicocele is still unclear. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small non-coding RNA molecules that regulate...
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Objective To investigate the anogenital distance in patients with and without testicular microlithiasis (TML). Methods A total of 101 patients underwent a conventional standard clinical B-mode scrotal ultrasonography and scrotal MRI. The patients were divided into two groups: patients with TML and non-TML. The latter served as control group. The a...
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Purpose: To create a Choosing Wisely Canada list of the top 5 diagnostic and therapeutic interventions that should be questioned in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in Canada. Methods: The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) National Working Group developed an initial list of recommendations of diagnostic and therapeutic inter...
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Hormones and cytokines are known to regulate cellular functions in the testes. These biomolecules induce a broad spectrum of effects on various level of spermatogenesis, and among them is the modulation of cell junction restructuring between Sertoli cells and germ cells in the seminiferous epithelium. Cytokines and androgens are closely related, an...
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Purpose What is the trend in sperm parameters in a group of men attending a single reproductive center, over a 10-year period? Methods A retrospective study was conducted on 12,188 semen samples obtained from unique individuals who attended a university reproductive clinic from 2009 to 2018, inclusively. Semen analysis was done using computer-assi...
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Men's Health, Sexual Medicine and Andrology Available online at https://www1.statusplus.net/misc/posters/smsna/smsna_annual2021/search/poster/217?redirect=pm
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Objective: To evaluate the effect of acephalic spermatozoa syndrome on sperm quality in semen with different proportions of headless sperm. Design: Case control study. Setting: Andrology Laboratory. Patient(s): A total of 391 patients with headless sperm and 400 prenatal examination patients with no headless sperm who underwent semen analysis at th...
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Aim Following vasectomy, patients undergo post-vasectomy semen analysis (PVSA) to determine whether they can be “cleared” to safely discontinue contraception. The adherence rates to PVSA are notoriously poor in the literature. The aim of this project is to assess our patient’s adherence to PVSA and identify areas for improvement. Method All vasect...
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Purpose: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Center for Reproductive Medicine (ACRM) transitioned its annual training in assisted reproductive technology (ART) from a hands-on, laboratory-based training course to a fully online training endorsed by the American College of Embryology. Here we describe our experience and assess the qu...
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Purpose: COVID pandemic significantly affected the delivery and maintenance of healthcare system, resulting in greater utilization of digital health interventions. Materials and methods: This multi-national cross-sectional survey was administered to clinicians working in major Asia-Pacific cities during the mandatory social lockdown period in Ju...
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Background: Since the first report of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), widely known as COVID-19, in late December 2019, it has spread worldwide. The eventual return of new normal has started to happen in most countries where the COVID-19 curve has flattened, and Assisted reproduction technology (ART) services are eventu...
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The American Center for Reproductive Medicine (ACRM) at Cleveland Clinic is offering unique opportunities for cutting edge research in Human Reproduction and Male Infertility. The researcher will use a variety of approaches and computational tools to participate in research and scientific writing, in collaboration with experts from all over the wor...
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INTRODUCTION: According to a systematic review by Asian Journal of Andrology published in 2021, azoospermic men with AZFc deletion have almost the same chance in reproductive outcomes as severe oligozoospermics. Although the inevitable heterogeneity in findings of recruited studies would limit our ability to reach precise conclusions. PARTICIPANTS/...
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PurposeTo determine if oocyte denudation and ICSI at 36.5 versus 39 h post HCG and/or Lupron trigger (2.5 h versus 5 h post-oocyte retrieval) influences fertilization and blastulation rates in good prognosis couplesMethods We performed a prospective, randomized controlled trial of 12 patients undergoing IVF with ICSI at an academic fertility center...
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Objectives Evaluating the relationship between circulating metabolic biomarkers and semen parameters in obese, overweight and normal-weight patients. Methods Patients were recruited at the “Andrology and Pathophysiology of Reproduction Unit”, in Santa Maria Goretti Hospital. Divided into three groups were 98 participants (obese, overweight and nor...
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Intralesional Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum (CCh) was the first non-surgical therapy approved for Peyronie’s disease (PD). However, CCh’s cost and poor market uptake has led to its discontinuation in Europe and Canada. In Canada, Xiaflex® is the trade name for CCh and it is produced by Paladin Labs Inc, an operating company of Endo Internati...
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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been a public health issue in many developing countries, especially in Vietnam. Unsafe sex is considered to be one of the main causes to increase infected person. Therefore, we conducted a study on 3005 men who presented to the Andrology and Sexual Medicine Units of Hanoi Medical University Hospital to anal...
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Background Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a glycosaminoglycan widely used in the fields of orthopedics, ophthalmology, and aesthetic medicine due to its significant ability to reduce the synthesis of pro-inflammatory proteins and its activity against oxidative stress, a feature of many degenerative illnesses. Objectives The objective of the present revie...
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Background: The habit of smoking tobacco is a lifestyle that has become a necessity for some people. Sometimes, social needs is the main reason for someone to have a smoking habit. Based on this problem, the level of cigarette consumption in the community has increased. Nowadays, the total number of couples visiting an infertility clinic is on the...
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1. Abstract title A modified sperm chromatin dispersion test, LensHooke® R10, for quick and accurate determination of human sperm DNA fragmentation *Clinical Science (Andrology) *Keywords:Sperm DNA fragmentation, Sperm chromatin dispersion test, LensHooke 2. Study question The performance and efficiency of the LensHooke® R10 test kit were evalu...
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Semen analysis is the first, and frequently, the only step in the evaluation of male fertility. Although the laboratory procedures are conducted according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, semen analysis and especially sperm morphology assessment is very difficult to standardize and obtain reproducible results. This is mainly due t...
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Background: In this study, we evaluated MHH patients who wished to preserve fertility, assessing the efficacy of a short course (12 months) of a combined hCG +clomiphene citrate. Materials and methods: The cross-sectional study included 19 patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism who were admitted to the Andrology and Fertility Hospital of Ha...
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Paris, le 12 juin 2021 On behalf of the French Society of Andrology
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Background Ultrasonography (US) is the gold standard imaging method for scrotal investigation. Colour-Doppler US (CDUS), contrast-enhanced US (CEUS) and sonoelastography (SE) allow sonographers to assess size, echotexture, vascular features and stiffness of the scrotal organs and abnormalities. Scrotal US has been used to investigate male reproduct...
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Male infertility is a highly heterogeneous disorder with multifactorial aetiology. Recent data have demonstrated that male infertility is not only an aberration in sperm production; however, infertility might be a part of various systemic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular and cancer in some cases of infertility. High number of cell divisi...
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Objectives We aimed to determine the differences between normozoospermic and oligozoospermic individuals according to levels of spermatid-specific thioredoxin reductase 3 (SPTRXR3/STRX3/TXNDC8/TXNRD3) and testis expressed protein 101 (TEX-101), and to evaluate the correlations between spermiogram data and biochemical parameters. Methods The study...
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Objective Penile cancer is a rare malignancy, with a reported incidence of 1.5/100,000 males in the Republic of Ireland in 2015. The aim of this study was to perform the first national review and to evaluate clinicopathological factors affecting survival. Subjects and methods All cases of penile cancer in Ireland between 1995 and 2010 were identif...
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Low serum bilirubin levels have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic syndrome. Testosterone deficiency could also contribute to increased risk of CVD and metabolic syndrome. Therefore, this study aimed to examine the relationship between serum bilirubin level and testosterone deficiency in 1284 Korean me...
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Pentoxifyllin ist ein sicheres und gut verträgliches Methylxanthin-Derivat mit mehreren pharmakologischen Eigenschaften, die eine gut etablierte Therapie für die Behandlung von Claudicatio intermittens im Zusammenhang mit peripheren Gefäßerkrankungen gemacht. Es kann die Blut- und Plasmaviskosität sowie das Plasma-Fibrinogen reduzieren und gleichze...
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Pentoxifylline is een veilig en goed verdragen methylxanthinederivaat met verschillende farmacologische eigenschappen dat een gevestigde therapie is geworden voor de behandeling van claudicatio intermittens geassocieerd met perifere vasculaire aandoeningen. Het kan de viscositeit van bloed en plasma en het plasma fibrinogeen verminderen en tegelijk...
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The pdf of lectures uploaded at YouTube channel Govind Narayan Purohit for the benefit of veterinary students and veterinary practitioners
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Founded in 1993, the American Center for Reproductive Medicine offers research fellowships, hands-on training in human assisted reproduction, and summer mentorship opportunities. It also offers diagnostic services for male infertility and cancer patients and has one of the largest and well recognized Andrology Laboratory in the country. The ACRM re...
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Since its inception in 2003, our ART training program has been offering a unique opportunity to learn the latest techniques in routine and advanced andrology along with the full spectrum of embryology-focused technology. In the last 17 years, we have successfully trained over 210 candidates from more than 45 countries. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, we...
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Founded in 1993, the American Center for Reproductive Medicine offers research fellowships, hands-on training in human assisted reproduction, and summer mentorship opportunities. It also offers diagnostic services for male infertility and cancer patients and has one of the largest and well recognized Andrology Laboratory in the country. The ACRM re...
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Focused on the significance of conducting advanced tests for oxidative stress and sperm DNA damage in the management of male infertility.
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Penile Augmentation is a debatable issue among men community. Even though Self-conviction of penile size affected by many Factors. Many men seek it just to get confident. Although fillers gain popularity in soft tissue augmentation nowadays, there is no enough study trace these elements as long term follow up in this field. To our knowledge, we des...
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Male Infertility in male domestic animals
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Infertility in male animals-Impotentia Generandi-I
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Infertility in male animals- Impotentia Generandi-II
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First night impotence dilemma in man: a Malaysian Study First night impotence presented as unconsummated marriage is a threatening problem in Asian society with an incidence of 4–17% among patients attending andrology clinics. Causes of unconsummated marriage vary widely in the literature. Classically, performance anxiety is considered to be the ma...
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Semen analysis is the cornerstone of evaluating male infertility, but it is imperfect and insufficient to diagnose male infertility. As a result, about 20% of infertile males have undetermined infertility, a term encompassing male infertility with an unknown underlying cause. Undetermined male infertility includes two categories: (i) idiopathic mal...
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Background Penis size is a highly sensitive topic, which has often raised concerns associated with human masculinity and male sexual health. Although data regarding penile dimensions have been published worldwide, little is known about these measurements in South East Asian countries. Objective This study aimed to provide the reference range in pe...
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The purpose of this study was to assess outcomes of radical prostatectomy in patients with prostate cancer. We conducted a retrospective single-center study in the Department of Urology and Andrology at the Aristide Le Dantec Hospital in Dakar from June 1, 2010 to May 31, 2016. We collected data of 60 patients undergoing radical retropubic prostate...
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Male infertility is a global health issue; yet to a large extent, our knowledge of its causes, impact and consequence is largely unknown. Recent data indicate that infertile men have an increased risk of somatic disorders such as cancer and die younger compared to fertile men. Moreover, several studies point to a significant adverse effect on the h...
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Infertility is a problem for husband and wife, in the last 20 years the number of infertile couples has tended to increase by around 6.5 million pairs. The infertile couple can use the intrauterine insemination method to obtain offspring if a conventional method approach cannot be performed. Insemination requires a sperm preparation stage in which...
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Background Actinobaculum suis is a bacterium known to cause infections of the urogenital tract of sows. Infection can occur through close contact to boars, who frequently carry the pathogen in their preputial diverticulum but do not become clinically diseased themselves. In the current case, Actinobaculum suis was isolated from pyogranuloma of infl...
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Background: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of thickened condoms in the treatment of premature ejaculation. Methods: From August to December 2021, patients with premature ejaculation treated in the Urology and Andrology Center of the First Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Zhejiang University were selected for a clinical contro...
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Objective: To analyse changes in semen parameters according to different age groups in men presenting to an infertility clinic, and determine the age threshold for decline in semen quality. Study design: Observational study. Place and duration of study: Andrology Laboratory, Department of Urology, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Turkey, f...
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Transurethral resection of the prostate is the gold standard surgical approach for benign prostatic hypertrophy. It can reduce morbidity and mortality compared to open surgery. Objective: The purpose of this study is to assess postoperative complications of bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate using standardized classification. We inclu...
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Among infertile couples, thirty percent males seek advice for further work up of oligozoospermia and azoospermia. In these subsets of patients, Y chromosome microdeletion is a second line of investigation of male infertility work up. It is a relatively little-known in Indian population. Sequence tagged sites are important in determination of Y Chro...
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This lecture explains spermatogenesis in male animals
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