Fine needle aspiration vs. mTESE in non-obstructive azoospermia.

  title={Fine needle aspiration vs. mTESE in non-obstructive azoospermia.},
  author={Shawky M El-Haggar and Taymour Mostafa and T Abdel Nasser and Roland Hany and Ahmed Abdel Hadi},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  volume={31 6},
This study was carried out on 100 patients with non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) to compare between results and complications of fine needle aspiration (FNA) vs. microdissection testicular sperm extraction (mTESE) sperm retrieval. They underwent history taking, clinical examination, semen analysis, serum follicle stimulating hormone estimation and scrotal Duplex. One testis was subjected to FNA screening whereas the other testis was subjected to mTESE and histopathology. Follow-up was by… CONTINUE READING