Camille Esquerré-Lamare

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of a mild induced testicular and epididymal hyperthermia (+2°C) on sperm chromatin integrity in men. DESIGN Experimental prospective study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT(S) Five healthy fertile volunteers. INTERVENTION(S) Testicular and epididymal hyperthermia was induced by maintaining the testes at(More)
STUDY QUESTION Can the assessment of sperm vacuoles at high magnification contribute to the explanation of idiopathic infertility? SUMMARY ANSWER The characteristics of sperm head vacuoles (number, area, position) are no different between fertile controls and patients with unexplained infertility. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY Until now, the assessment of sperm(More)
BACKGROUND Approximately 1% of the spermatozoa found in ejaculate of healthy men are aneuploid and this rate increases in the population of subfertile and infertile men. Moreover, fertilization with these aneuploid sperm can lead to impaired embryo development. Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) is the common cytogenetic tool used for aneuploidy(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer usually consists of a total thyroidectomy followed by one or several courses of radioiodine ((131)I). (131)I is known to have deleterious effects on radiation sensitive tissues and irradiation to the testes has been shown after its administration. We investigated effects of such treatment on sperm DNA in(More)
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