WHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation and Diagnosis of the Infertile Male
In recent years, the treatment of male infertility has been revolutionized by advances in assisted reproductive technology. Prepared by an authoritative international panel of experts, this concise and structured account provides a consensus on the most effective and logical approach to the investigation and management of male infertility. The manual focuses attention on three key areas: history taking, clinical assessment of male fertility, and objective criteria for diagnostic categories. This approach complements the areas covered in the companion volume WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination of Human Semen and Sperm-Cervical Mucus Interaction (CUP, fourth edition, 1999) and significantly expands on the section on male infertility discussed in the previous volume on the infertile couple, WHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation and Diagnosis of the Infertile Couple (CUP, 1993). This new, practical consensus will be an indispensable guide to good clinical management of all forms of male infertility.
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accessory gland infection agenesis and/or androgen Androl Andrologia Appendix Aspermia assessment assisted reproduction Asthenozoospermia azoospermia cause of infertility Chlamydia trachomatis chromosomal clinical Comhaire F congenital Cryptozoospermia CUP 4th edn deferens detected diagnosis requires disease duration of infertility effect ejaculate ejaculatory dysfunction elevated epididymal evaluation factor female partner fertility genetic hormone Human Semen hypoandrogenism hypogonadism ICSI Idiopathic increased indicate infertile couples inguinal intrauterine insemination investigation Laboratory Manual Mahmoud male accessory gland male infertility Management obstructive azoospermia oligozoospermia orchitis pathology patient performed polyzoospermia pregnancy rate prolactin prostate reactive oxygen species reference values Reprod retrograde ejaculation scrotum semen analysis semen classification semen quality seminal plasma serum FSH sperm concentration spermatogenesis spermatozoa Steril studies subfertile surgical syndrome teratozoospermia testes testicular biopsy testicular damage testicular maldescent testis testosterone tion Tournaye Treat treatment tubules urethral urine varicocele vasa deferentia white blood cells World Health Organization
Page 86 - Serum inhibin B in combination with serum follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a more sensitive marker than serum FSH alone for impaired spermatogenesis in men, but cannot predict the presence of sperm in testicular tissue samples. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:2496-2501 63.