Unilateral cryptorchidism appears to compromise paternity

Kuznar, Wayne
February 1998
Urology Times;Feb98, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p22
Reports on the finding that compromised spermatogenesis is one possible explanation for decreased paternity among formerly unilateral cryptorchid men. Infertility rate of 10 percent among men who had surgical correction of an undescended testis a few months after birth to age 14; Higher follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels and lowe sperm counts for formerly unilateral cryptorchid men.


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