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Sherman Silber
A recent series of articles and reviews published in Fertility and Sterility have rekindled the more than half century debate on varicocelectomy. Every one of these articles favored strongly the repair of varicocele for male infertility. Since my review paper on this issue in 2001, published in Human Reproduction Update, and since advent of ICSI in 1993, I had thought that most reproductive physicians felt negatively about the benefit of varicocelectomy. However, more recent urological papers are causing this negative view to be re-evaluated...
March 27, 2018: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
Yi Hou, Ying Zhang, Yun Zhang, Wei Huo, Hai Li
PURPOSE: Controversy still exists as to whether testicular delivery during microsurgical subinguinal varicocelecto­my (MSV) provides benefit to the patient or not. This study specifically compared the therapeutic effect of MSV with and without testicular delivery for the treatment of varicocele in a cohort of infertile men. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a prospective, randomized, controlled study to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of MSV with and without testicular delivery for the treatment of varicocele in infertile men...
July 2015: Urology Journal
L Dicks
Janice Jean has some words of encouragement for couples who have given up hope of ever having a child of their own. "Look at my son." Janice, 37, believes little Jacob Michael, born July 31, 1995, to her and her 40-year-old husband, Ron, is truly a miracle. And she feels Michael H. Fakih, MD, director of the Fakih Institute of Reproductive Sciences and Technologies (FIRST) and in whose honor Jacob received his middle name, is a miracle worker. "We never thought there was hope. With one fallopian tube and a zero sperm count? But I believe in miracles--and I believe in Dr...
March 1997: Michigan Health & Hospitals
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