Sperm integrity pre- and post-chemotherapy in men with testicular germ cell cancer.

@article{Spermon2006SpermIP,
  title={Sperm integrity pre- and post-chemotherapy in men with testicular germ cell cancer.},
  author={Jesse Roan Spermon and Liliana Ramos and A M M Wetzels and C G J Fred Sweep and Didi D M Braat and Lambertus A Kiemeney and Johannes Alfred Witjes},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={1781-6}
}
BACKGROUND While (partial) recovery of spermatogenesis, observed by means of standard semen analysis, has been seen in testicular cancer patients after chemotherapy with cisplatin, sperm genomic integrity and its implication for the patient's fertility are poorly understood. METHODS Semen and serum from 22 patients treated for testicular cancer were analysed pre- and post-chemotherapy. Besides routine semen analysis, sperm samples were evaluated by computerized karyometric image analysis… CONTINUE READING