The influence of smoking on semen quality, seminal microelements and Ca2+-ATPase activity among infertile and fertile men.

@article{Kumosani2008TheIO,
  title={The influence of smoking on semen quality, seminal microelements and Ca2+-ATPase activity among infertile and fertile men.},
  author={Taha Abduallah Kumosani and Mohamed Farouk Elshal and A A Al-Jonaid and H S Abduljabar},
  journal={Clinical biochemistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 14-15},
  pages={1199-203}
}
OBJECTIVE Tobacco smoking is now increasing rapidly throughout the developing world and is one of the biggest threats to current and future world health. Several studies have addressed the role of cigarette smoking on semen quality, but the exact mechanisms remain inconclusive. In order to evaluate the detrimental effects of smoking on semen quality among Saudi subjects, the levels of different seminal parameters in smokers were compared to non-smokers. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 159… CONTINUE READING

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