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Male infertility rate: a retrospective study

Abstract

Introduction

Worldwide, male responsible infertility is on the rise. In this retrospective study, we evaluated the infertility rate of this area.

Materials and methods

Cases reported from 1989 to 1993 to the Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurved University were studied. Semen reports were also scrutinized.

Results

A total number of 1,17,979 cases were examined. Male infertility rate was 45%. Patients’ semen report showed that they were with oligozoospermia (22%), asthenozoospermia (11%) and azoospermia (12%).

Discussion

The reported value (45%) for male infertility is high, which is compared and discussed with that of authors from worldwide.

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Article Type: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE

DOI:10.5301/uj.5000254

Authors

Bihari L. Mehra, Kalanghot P. Skandhan, Buduru S. Prasad, Godatwar Pawankumar, Gurdip Singh, Vasudevan Jaya

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Disclosures

Financial support: This study has not received any funding or support.
Conflict of interest: The authors have no conflicts of interest.

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Authors

Affiliations

  • Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat - India
  • MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat - India

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