TITLE

Unilateral cryptorchidism appears to compromise paternity

AUTHOR(S)
Kuznar, Wayne
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Urology Times;Feb98, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
314207

 

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