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Pregnancy after electroejaculation in combination with intracytoplasmic sperm injection in a patient with idiopathic anejaculation.
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PMID:  8893695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To assess the possibility of achieving a pregnancy in the wife of a patient suffering from idiopathic anejaculation who failed to respond to therapeutical modalities such as psychotherapy, sex therapy, and vibrostimulation.
DESIGN: Case report.
SETTING: The IVF program at the Leuven University Fertility Centre.
PATIENT(S): A patient suffering from idiopathic anejaculation.
INTERVENTION(S): Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in combination with electroejaculation.
MEAN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Fertility rate, cleavage rate, clinical pregnancy.
RESULT(S): Two IVF procedures were performed of which the second resulted in an ongoing pregnancy and the delivery of a healthy boy.
CONCLUSION(S): Electroejaculation may offer fertility chances in a patient suffering from idiopathic anejaculation resistant to conventional treatment modalities. When sperm quality shows very low motility, ICSI should be offered to improve pregnancy chances.
C Kiekens; C Spiessens; F Duyck; D Vandenweghe; W Coucke; D Vanderschueren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0015-0282     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  1996 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-02     Completed Date:  1996-12-02     Revised Date:  2013-11-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  834-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Fertility Centre, University Hospital of Leuven, Belgium. CARLOTTE.KIEKENS@UZ.KULEUVEN.AC.BE
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MeSH Terms
Electric Stimulation
Fertilization in Vitro / methods*
Infertility, Male / etiology,  therapy*
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological / complications
Sperm Motility

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