azoospermia

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azoospermia

[¦ā‚zō·ō′spər·mē·ə]
(physiology)
Absence of motile sperm in the semen.
Failure of formation and development of sperm.
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Men with elevated FSH and LH and small testis bilaterally have non-obstructive azoospermia.
However, men with normal levels of FSH and LH could have either non-obstructive azoospermia or obstructive azoospermia.
The aim of this study was to compare use of fresh and frozen sperm samples in non-obstructive azoospermia through microdissection testicular sperm extraction (microTESE) treatment.
In the study, we used fresh sperm in 43 and frozen sperm in 39 participants with non-obstructive azoospermia.
A total of 200 men, including 100 patients with non-obstructive azoospermia and 100 fertile controls, were analyzed for the presence of submicroscopic Y chromosome deletions.
Establishment of predictive variables associated with testicular sperm retrieval in men with non-obstructive azoospermia.
Of these men, testicular failure or non-obstructive azoospermia is the predominant component.
In non-obstructive azoospermia, the finding of testicular spermatozoa constitutes a key element predicting treatment success as only half of these men will have sperm.
Inhibin B could be used as a marker for the identification of spermatogenesis and as an indicator for the level of interruption in spermatogenesis in men with non-obstructive azoospermia (12).
Duan's results on [alpha]-glucosidase in seminal plasma were similar to the findings of the present study and they were closely related to non-obstructive azoospermia.
Testicular sperm extraction with intracytoplasmic sperm injection for non-obstructive azoospermia.

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