Seminal somatostatin in men with spinal cord injury

  title={Seminal somatostatin in men with spinal cord injury},
  author={Lars \Odum and Jens Otto S\onksen and F. Biering-S\orensen},
Somatostatin is present in high concentrations in human seminal plasma. Semen was obtained from men with spinal cord injury by vibratory-and/or electrostimulation. The seminal somatostatin concentration and sperm motility rate depended on the location of the spinal cord lesion. In men with lesions at or above T6 the seminal plasma concentration was significantly decreased compared to healthy men and to patients with lesions below T6 (P < 0.005). The latter group did not differ from healthy men… CONTINUE READING

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