Gert R. Dohle

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CONTEXT Varicocele is a common condition, found in many men who present for infertility evaluation. OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of varicocelectomy on male infertility. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A literature search was performed using Embase and Medline. Literature reviewed included meta-analyses and randomized and nonrandomized prospective (controlled and(More)
BACKGROUND Male infertility due to severe oligozoospermia and azoospermia has been associated with a number of genetic risk factors. METHODS In this study 150 men from couples requesting ICSI were investigated for genetic abnormalities, such as constitutive chromosome abnormalities, microdeletions of the Y chromosome (AZF region) and mutations in the(More)
BACKGROUND Although it is accepted that pediatric cancer treatment harbors a risk of gonadal damage, large cohort studies using up-to-date fertility markers are lacking. PROCEDURE The aim of our study was to evaluate the gonadal toxicity of childhood cancer treatment using fertility markers. We included 248 adult male long-term survivors of childhood(More)
PURPOSE A high prevalence of testicular microlithiasis has been described in adolescent and adult clinical cases of invasive testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT), that is seminomas and nonseminomas. However, to our knowledge it remains to be established whether testicular microlithiasis also indicates the presence of the pre-invasive lesion of this cancer,(More)
PURPOSE We prospectively evaluated changes in sperm chromatin structure in infertile patients before and after surgical repair of varicocele, and the impact on the pregnancy rate. MATERIALS AND METHODS Included in the study were 49 men with at least a 1-year history of infertility, a palpable varicocele and oligospermia. World Health Organization semen(More)
CONTEXT New data regarding the diagnosis and treatment of male infertility have emerged and led to an update of the European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines for Male Infertility. OBJECTIVE To review the new EAU guidelines for Male Infertility. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A comprehensive work-up of the literature obtained from Medline, the Cochrane(More)
INTRODUCTION Erectile function after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) is extensively discussed in literature. However, less is known about orgasm after RRP. AIM To analyze sexual function, in particularly orgasmic function, in men before and after RRP. METHODS Between 1977 and 2007 a RRP was performed in 1,021 men. All men were interviewed by(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the use rate and assisted reproductive technologies (ART) outcome of the cryopreserved semen of cancer patients with an average follow-up of 7 years (range, 2-23 years). DESIGN Retrospective data analysis. SETTING University-affiliated andrology and reproduction center. PATIENT(S) Six hundred twenty-nine male cancer patients who(More)