Paternal age and reproduction.

  title={Paternal age and reproduction.},
  author={Gideon A Sartorius and Eberhard Nieschlag},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  volume={16 1},
BACKGROUND Due to various sociological factors, couples in developed countries are increasingly delaying childbearing. Besides ethical, economical and sociological issues, this trend presents us with several complex problems in reproduction. Although it is well-known that maternal age has a negative effect on fertility and increases the risk of adverse outcome during pregnancy and in offspring, the paternal influence on these outcomes is less well researched and not well-known. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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