Male reproductive function in uraemia: efficacy of haemodialysis and renal transplantation.

@article{Prem1996MaleRF,
  title={Male reproductive function in uraemia: efficacy of haemodialysis and renal transplantation.},
  author={Anand Prem and Samad Punekar and M. Kalpana and Anand R. Kelkar and Vidya N Acharya},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={635-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of maintenance haemodialysis and live-related renal transplantation on the reproductive potential of men with end-stage renal disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS The plasma levels of testosterone, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) were determined, and semen analysed, in 19 men (22-41 years old) with advanced uraemia after 6 months of dialysis and again 6 months after renal transplantation. Eight patients who had azoospermia or severe… CONTINUE READING

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