Conservative and surgical semen retrieval in patients with spinal cord injury

  title={Conservative and surgical semen retrieval in patients with spinal cord injury},
  author={Dieter L{\"o}chner-Ernst and Bodo Mandalka and Guus Kramer and Manfred Stoehrer},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Assisted semen retrieval was applied in 219 men with spinal cord injury (212 supranuclear, seven infranuclear lesions). Vibrostimulation in supranuclear lesions was successful in 133, and in five more after physostigmine injection. Electroejaculation was successful in all seven infranuclear lesions and in four supranuclear patients failing with vibrostimulation. Eight more supranuclear patients responded to electroejaculation and physostigmine. Surgical retrieval was applied in 27 patients… CONTINUE READING


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