Fertility and cystic f ibrosis

  title={Fertility and cystic f ibrosis},
Although men who have CF can enjoy a normal sex life, they are almost always (in about 98% of cases) infertile due to failure of the vas deferens, the tube which carries sperm from the testis to the penis, to develop properly (Kaplan et al, 1968). The epididymis sits on top of the testis like a cap. Normally the vas deferens carries the newly made sperm to the back of the prostate gland where it joins the outlets of the seminal vesicles. The sperm can then be released into the semen during… CONTINUE READING