Fertility of spinal cord injured males: effect of genitourinary infection and bladder management on results of electroejaculation.

@article{Ohl1992FertilityOS,
  title={Fertility of spinal cord injured males: effect of genitourinary infection and bladder management on results of electroejaculation.},
  author={Dana A. Ohl and J Denil and K Fitzgerald-Shelton and Mary McCabe and E J Mcguire and Alan C. Menge and John F. Randolph},
  journal={The Journal of the American Paraplegia Society},
  year={1992},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={53-9}
}
Thirty-eight men undergoing electroejaculation (EEJ) procedures for anejaculatory infertility were examined for the presence or absence of infection in urine and semen. In 29 spinal cord injury patients, a high incidence of infected urine and infected semen (41% and 56%, respectively) was seen, in contrast to patients with normal bladder function (0% and 11%). Urinary infection was associated with slightly lower sperm quality and lower pregnancy rates (10% vs 30% in the presence of sterile… CONTINUE READING