Evaluation and imaging of the infertile male

Edward Kim, L. I. Lipshultz

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Abstract

With recently evolved diagnostic and therapeutic techniques now available for the infertile couple, even the most severe male factor problems are now potentially treatable. Men previously considered irreversibly infertile may now initiate their own biologic pregnancies. Many of these significant changes have been provided by intracytoplasmic sperm injection, one of the major medical milestones of the twentieth century. Despite this important technical advance, proper patient evaluation remains essential, as a male factor is found to be contributory in up to 50% of infertile couples. This article emphasizes the essentials of a basic male factor evaluation and highlights the indications for radiographic imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)377-409
Number of pages33
JournalInfertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume10
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Evaluation and imaging of the infertile male. / Kim, Edward; Lipshultz, L. I.

In: Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1999, p. 377-409.

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