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First reported deliveries in Ireland using surgically retrieved sperm for non-obstructive azoospermia.
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PMID:  20963511     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Couples presenting with male factor infertility comprise an important proportion of clinical reproductive endocrinology consultations. Indeed, a problem with the male is the only cause, or a contributing cause, of infertility in ~40% of infertility evaluations. Here we present the first published deliveries obtained from IVF utilising surgically retrieved sperm in Ireland; pregnancy and delivery are also described following transfer of cryopreserved/thawed embryos derived from such sperm. Finding no sperm from a semen analysis in a man without a vasectomy can be a devastating event, and substantially influences the scope of the reproductive endocrinology consultation. Successful treatment of non-obstructive azoospermia is possible without reliance on anonymous donor sperm.
Authors:
A P H Walsh; T T Yokota; D J Walsh; B J Jones; G D Coull; E S Sills
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish journal of medical science     Volume:  180     ISSN:  1863-4362     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806864     Medline TA:  Ir J Med Sci     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  251-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Sims Institute/Sims International Fertility Clinic, Rosemount Hall, Dundrum Road, Dundrum, Dublin 14, Ireland.
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