Correlation of sperm DNA damage with IVF and ICSI outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Li2006CorrelationOS,
  title={Correlation of sperm DNA damage with IVF and ICSI outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Zhongxiang Li and Liquan Wang and Jie Cai and Hefeng Huang},
  journal={Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={367-376}
}
Purpose: To assess the effects of sperm DNA damage, as determined by the TUNEL assay and the SCSA respectively, on the outcomes of IVF/ICSI treatment. Methods: A Medline search (from Jan 1978 to Apr 2006) was performed, together with a manual search of the bibliographies of retrieved original papers and review articles. 8 articles met all inclusion/exclusion criteria, of which, 5 used the TUNEL assay and the other 3 used the SCSA. All these articles were included in separate meta-analysis. The… CONTINUE READING