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Dr. Goldstein: LIVE technique is an effective way to treat patients with epididymal obstruction

Longitudinal intussusception microsurgical vasoepididymostomy (LIVE) technique is an effective way to treat patients with epididymal obstruction when compared with other techniques.

Dr. Goldstein: Varicocele repair improves testosterone in non-infertile men

Microsurgical varicocelectomy significantly improves serum testosterone in non-infertile men with testosterone deficiency, regardless of the presence of pain.

Azoospermia: What to know about this cause of male infertility

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Still not pregnant? For some couples, azoospermia, or a lack of sperm in the ejaculate, may stand in the way of conception. By Jennifer Kelly GeddesWhen it comes to planning a family, you might take the sperm end of the equation for granted. This makes good sense, of course, because the majority of men have enough strong swimmers to fertilize female eggs. But for some couples, azoospermia, or a lack of sperm in the ejaculate, may stand in the way of conception."Most men with azoospermia have... Read More

Expert Comment: Pregnancy After Chemotherapy in Male and Female Survivors of Childhood Cancer

The Lancet OncologyTAKE-HOME MESSAGEThis study evaluated the effects of chemotherapy on pregnancy in male and female survivors of childhood cancer not exposed to pelvic or cranial radiotherapy. This study gathered data from a subset of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort which followed 5-year survivors of the most common types of childhood cancer treated at 27 institutions in the USA and Canada between 1970 and 1999. The data set included 10 ,938 survivors and 3949 siblings of survivors... Read More

Dr. Schlegel: Vasectomy and Risk of Prostate Cancer

In a contemporary cohort, the association of vasectomy and prostate cancer is limited to low risk disease, and is likely related to increased detection of prostate cancer based on patterns of care rather than a biological effect of vasectomy on prostate cancer development.

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