Is infertility after surgery for cryptorchidism congenital or acquired?

@article{Cortes1998IsIA,
  title={Is infertility after surgery for cryptorchidism congenital or acquired?},
  author={Dina Cortes and J\orgen Mogens Thorup and Jakob Visfeldt and Michael C. Schwartz},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={1998},
  volume={14},
  pages={6-8}
}
We evaluated whether deletions of the DAZ (deleted in azoospermia) gene, abnormal karyotypes or hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) were demonstrable in infertile men who had undergone surgery in childhood for cryptorchidism with a simultaneous testicular biopsy that demonstrated no or almost no germ cells. In six men with infertility after surgery for cryptorchidism, the adult karyotype and analyses for the DAZ gene, serum follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, and testosterone were… CONTINUE READING
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