publication . Article . 2012

The Evaluation of the Relationship Between Obesity and Male Infertility

Fikret Erdemir;
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  • Published: 12 Jul 2012 Journal: Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine, volume 4, pages 76-82 (issn: 1309-0720, eissn: 1309-2014, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine
Abstract
  Infertility, defined as the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse, affects approximately 15% of couples. Male factor infertility is the sole cause of infertility in approximately 20% of infertile couples, with an additional 30% to 40% secondary to both male and female factors. Thus, male factor infertility is present in approximately half of all infertile couples. Known etiologies of male infertility include cryptorchidism, testicular torsion or trauma, varicocele, seminal tract infections, anti-sperm antibodies, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, gonadal dysgenesis, and obstruction of the reproductive channels. Recently in some stud...
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free text keywords: General Medicine, Obesity, medicine.disease, medicine, Male infertility, Infertility, business.industry, business, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, Male, Etiology, R
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publication . Article . 2012

The Evaluation of the Relationship Between Obesity and Male Infertility

Fikret Erdemir;