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The Effect Of Urologic Disorders And Treatments On Fertility

July 08, 2017

UroToday - The incidence of infertility has been calculated to be between 11% and 30%, depending on prior parity and marital status. In 1991, the World Health Organization estimated the incidence of infertility to be 15%. There are entities that the urologist treat and treatments that the urologist render that may contribute to the significant incidence of infertility.

The urologist and the patient must be aware of:

-- the entities that can impact fertility

-- the strategies that may help preserve fertility

-- the potential adverse effect of the treatments that may be employed, and

-- the strategies available to treat infertility

The session highlighted the urologic diseases from birth through adolescence to adulthood that may contribute to male infertility.

Presented on November 13, 2007 at the Annual Meeting of the New York Section of the American Urological Association (AUA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Harris M. Nagler, MD, Chairman of the Department of Urology of the Beth Israel Medical Center and Professor of Urology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, and Margaret Berger Department of Urology of Beth Israel Medical Center, Chief of Graduate Education/Academic Affairs and Professor of Urology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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