Primary male infertility in Kuwait: a cytogenetic and molecular study of 289 infertile Kuwaiti patients.

@article{Mohammed2007PrimaryMI,
  title={Primary male infertility in Kuwait: a cytogenetic and molecular study of 289 infertile Kuwaiti patients.},
  author={F Mohammed and Fatma I. Al-Yatama and Marzouk A Al-Bader and Shawky M Tayel and Siddana Gouda and Kamal K. Naguib},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={87-92}
}
Infertility is one of the major public health problems, affecting 15% of couples who attempt pregnancy; in 50% of these, the male partner is responsible. Chromosomal abnormalities and Y microdeletions in the azoospermia factor (AZF) region are known to be associated with spermatogenetic failure. In the present study, 289 patients with primary male infertility because of spermatogenetic failure were studied in order to highlight the molecular background of male infertility in Kuwait, and to… CONTINUE READING

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