Male Partners of Infertile Couples with Congenital Unilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens are mainly Non ‐Azoospermic

ConclusionsOur results indicate that men with CUAVD mainly display oligozoospermia or normozoospermia and that they were previously fertile. They clearly confirm, first, thatCFTR testing is recommended in CUAVD men and it should be mandatory for those with normal kidneys; and, second, that TRUS is needed for the diagnosis of CUAVD. As CUAVD may be present whatever the sperm count, biological warnings are represented by semen volume and seminal epididymal markers, and clinical warnings by surgical histories of undescended testes or inguinal hernia.
Source: Andrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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Source: BMJ - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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Source: Peritoneal Dialysis International - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Perit Dial Int Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition)Author(s): C. García-Harana, I. Fernandez-Canedo, S. Rodriguez-Lobalzo, J.B. Repiso Jiménez
Source: Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Authors: Li J, Shao D, Xu X, Zhang Y, Jiang Y, Hall J Abstract Background: Pregnancy is a normal physiological process, but a stressful life event. The impact of maternal psychological stress during the pregnancy could lead to adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. However, few studies have explored the effectiveness of stress management strategy among pregnant women.Objectives/Aims/Hypotheses: To examine the effectiveness of cognitive behavior stress management for pregnant women.Design: Randomized Controlled Trial.Methods: 100 pregnant women (at 6 to 8 week of their pregnancy) were selected from the a...
Source: Contemporary Nurse - Category: Nursing Tags: Contemp Nurse Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: J Reprod Infant Psychol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: J Reprod Infant Psychol Source Type: research
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Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - Category: American Health Source Type: news
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