[Follicle stimulating hormone as predictor of mobile spermatozoa in testicular biopsy of azoospermic patients].

@article{Souza2003FollicleSH,
  title={[Follicle stimulating hormone as predictor of mobile spermatozoa in testicular biopsy of azoospermic patients].},
  author={Carlos Augusto Bastos de Souza and Jo{\~a}o Sabino Cunha Filho and D{\'e}bora Martins dos Santos and Ana Ang{\'e}lica Grat{\~a}o and Lauren Filippon and Cristiana Tedesco and Fernando Cini Freitas and Eduardo Pandolfi Passos},
  journal={Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={167-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To define predictive factors of mobile spermatozoa recovery in azoospermic patients. METHODS Testicular volume, serum follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), prolactin (PRL) and testosterone levels were assessed in 60 azoospermic patients. Patients underwent bilateral testicular biopsy with local anesthesia. Samples were classified according to absence of spermatozoa, presence of motile and nonmotile spermatozoa, and histological findings. Age, hormone levels… CONTINUE READING