Document Detail


Body mass index vis-à-vis total sperm count in attendees of a single andrology clinic.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19243747     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this large series of 349 unselected men, no significant relationship between body mass index and total sperm count was found. Thus, the association of body mass index and sperm count reported in some studies was not confirmed.
Authors:
Stamatina C Nicopoulou; Maria Alexiou; Konstantinos Michalakis; Ioannis Ilias; Evangelia Venaki; Eftychia Koukkou; Georgios Mitios; Evagelia Billa; Dimitrios A Adamopoulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article     Date:  2009-02-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-31     Completed Date:  2009-09-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1016-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Elena Venizelou Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Body Mass Index*
Humans
Infertility, Male / etiology,  physiopathology*
Male
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Sperm Count*
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Fertil Steril. 2008 Aug;90(2):346-51   [PMID:  18291378 ]

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