Presence of mature sperm in testicular parenchyma of men with nonobstructive azoospermia: prevalence and predictive factors.

@article{Mulhall1997PresenceOM,
  title={Presence of mature sperm in testicular parenchyma of men with nonobstructive azoospermia: prevalence and predictive factors.},
  author={John P. Mulhall and Colleen M Burgess and D. Hamish Cunningham and Ronald S. Carson and Doria H Harris and Robert D. Oates},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={91-5; discussion 95-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Hitherto, patients with testicular dysfunction and azoospermia had to resort to adoption, donor sperm insemination, or child-free living. The realization that a proportion of such men harbor spermatozoa in their testicular parenchyma, combined with the ability of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) to effect pregnancy with single sperm, has prompted male infertility clinicians to explore testicular sperm extraction (TESE) in this patient population. We sought to investigate the… CONTINUE READING

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