Renato Fraietta

Learn More
Impaired testicular function, i.e., hypogonadism, can result from a primary testicular disorder (hypergonadotropic) or occur secondary to hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction (hypogonadotropic). Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism can be congenital or acquired. Congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism is divided into anosmic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (Kallmann(More)
STUDY QUESTION Does the seminal plasma proteomic profile and functional enrichment of gene ontology terms change after microsurgical varicocelectomy? Are there any potential targets for diagnosis or therapeutic intervention in varicocele? SUMMARY ANSWER A shift in state from a responsive-to-stress condition before varicocele correction to a(More)
with a long-term follow-up. Moreover, there is still a debate as to the effects of varicocele repair on testosterone levels in eugonadal men. It has been our experience that microsurgical varicocelectomy may improve the semen quality and androgen production in hypogonadal men with clinical varicocele. In general, these observed effects are achieved in a(More)
OBJECTIVE To search and to identify spermatozoa and spermatids, present in the ejaculate of non-obstructive azoospermic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS 27 patients, aged between 18 and 48 years, with initial diagnosis compatible with non-obstructive azoospermia, underwent up to 3 seminal samples, with assessment of macroscopic and microscopic parameters(More)
  • 1