azoospermia

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azoospermia

(eɪˌzəʊəˈspɜːmɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol absence of spermatozoa in the semen
aˌzooˈspermic adj
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The introduction of ICSI for ART treatment has offered azoospermic patients the possibility of pregnancy following surgical sperm removal (6).
Of the men presenting for fertility investigation, up to 20% are found to be azoospermic.
All patients with chromosomal anomalies were azoospermic ( when mature sperm are not found in the semen because of sperm production failure at various stages) and they posed one or the other feature of Klinefelter syndrome, a male genetic disorder.
An exceptional complex chromosomal rearrangement (CCR) with eight breakpoints involving four chromosomes (1;3;9;14) in an azoospermic male with normal phenotype.
747) Analysis includes 5 azoospermic men but excludes 39 men who had missing values for PFCs (n = 11), missing semen samples (n = 26), or both (n = 2).
A recent study released by Stanford University School of Medicine showing a viable connection between azoospermic (no measurable sperm in the ejaculate) infertility and higher risk of cancer is a validation of that idea.
Chromosome analysis of epididymal and testicular sperm in azoospermic patients undergoing ICSI.
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the frequencies of Y chromosome microdeletions in infertile azoospermic and oligozoospermic Turkish men and in healthy control subjects.
But comparing the cancer risk of azoospermic and nonazoospermic infertile men revealed a major disparity: The azoospermic men were at a substantially elevated risk - nearly three times as likely to receive a diagnosis of cancer as men in the overall population.
Multivitamin and micronutrient treatment improves semen parameters of azoospermic patients with maturation arrest.
The most common type of surgery for the male is to treat percutanous testicular aspiration/ epidiymal aspiration in azoospermic patients.
Although chemotherapy regimens have attempted to reduce toxicity to the gonads as much as possible, as many as two-thirds of patients are azoospermic after treatment.