Gabapentin for Post-Operative Pain Control and Narcotic Reduction in Scrotal Surgery

Condition:   Non-obstructive Azoospermia Interventions:   Drug: Gabapentin;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Weill Medical College of Cornell University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Condition:   Non-obstructive Azoospermia Interventions:   Drug: Gabapentin;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Weill Medical College of Cornell University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Abstract We retrospectively reviewed data for 286 patients with varicocele who underwent microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy from March 2015 to May 2017 in Shanghai General Hospital (Shanghai, China). In this surgical approach, the testis was delivered, and the gubernacular and external cremasteric veins were stripped. In addition, the spermatic cord was delivered downward with continuous double traction away from the external ring. The remaining procedure was similar to the conventional approach. We followed patients for at least 3 months and evaluated postoperative semen parameters, pain symptoms, and comp...
Source: Asian Journal of Andrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Asian J Androl Source Type: research
Safety &efficacy of an intravasal, one-time injectable &non-hormonal male contraceptive (RISUG): A clinical experience. Indian J Med Res. 2019 Jul;150(1):81-86 Authors: Sharma RS, Mathur AK, Singh R, Das HC, Singh GJ, Toor DPS, Guha SK Abstract Background &objectives: For improved male contraception, a new polymeric drug molecule - Reversible Inhibition of Sperm under Guidance (RISUG) has been synthesized and has been found to be effective, safe and reversible in various animal species. Phase-I and phase-II clinical trials have confirmed its safety and contraceptive efficacy. The present s...
Source: Indian J Med Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Indian J Med Res Source Type: research
We present a case of a young man with obstructive azoospermia secondary to bilateral cystadenomas, with a focus on his work-up and management.
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Authors: Cho CL, Esteves SC, Agarwal A Abstract Varicoceles exert deleterious effect on testicular function. The condition has been associated with male infertility, testicular hypotrophy and pain. These comprises the common indications for varicocele repair currently. Significant improvement in semen parameters and pregnancy outcomes had been suggested by reports decades ago. However, selection of the best candidates remains an issue since not all patients respond positively to treatment. Consensus has been reached in recent decade after the publication of a series of meta-analyses. Significant improvement in preg...
Source: Panminerva Medica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Panminerva Med Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundSurgical sperm retrieval, requiring local anesthetic injection, is the most frequent surgical procedure in male infertility. However, needle phobia is common and may contribute to negative experiences or refusal of procedures employing needle injection.ObjectivesThe aim of this study was to compare the acceptability, safety, and efficacy of needle ‐free jet anesthetic technique (MadaJet) with conventional needle injection for surgical sperm retrievals in patients with azoospermia.Materials and methodsThis single ‐blind randomized controlled trial (RCT) was included of 59 participants who underwent sur...
Source: Andrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Authors: Smith-Whitley K Abstract As medical advances improve survival, reduce disease-related morbidity, and improve quality of life, reproductive issues will take higher priority in the sickle cell disease (SCD) community. A wide variety of topics are addressed in this chapter, including fertility, gonadal failure, erectile dysfunction, and menstrual issues in SCD. Etiologies of impaired male fertility are multifactorial and include hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, sperm abnormalities, and complications of medical therapies. Much less is known about the prevalence and etiology of infertility in women with SCD....
Source: Hematology ASH Education Program - Category: Hematology Tags: Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program Source Type: research
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