Clinical and biochemical correlates of successful semen collection for cryopreservation from 12-18-year-old patients: a single-center study of 86 adolescents.

@article{Hagens2010ClinicalAB,
  title={Clinical and biochemical correlates of successful semen collection for cryopreservation from 12-18-year-old patients: a single-center study of 86 adolescents.},
  author={Isabella Hagen{\"a}s and Niels J\orgensen and Catherine Rechnitzer and Peter Sommer and Mette Holm and Kjeld Schmiegelow and Gedske Daugaard and Niels Jacobsen and Anders Juul},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={2031-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cryopreservation of semen should be offered to adults before gonadotoxic treatment. However, the experience with semen collection in adolescents is still limited. The objective of this study was to evaluate potential correlates of successful semen sampling in adolescents. METHODS A total of 86 boys (aged 12.2-17.9 years), referred for cryopreservation of semen prior to gonadotoxic treatment were included. Age, testicular volume, diagnosis and reproductive hormones were evaluated as… CONTINUE READING

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