male infertility

New diagnostic tests for male infertility
Cryo most cost-effective fertility preservation strategyCryopreservation is far more cost-effective than post-treatment surgical sperm extraction and assisted reproductive technology for men with testis cancer who desire fertility preservation, new data show.
Repeat semen analyses not always necessaryFindings of a retrospective study investigating variability of semen parameters after repeat testing in adolescents with varicocele indicate that a second semen analysis is warranted only when the sperm concentration is initially abnormal.
Uro Pipeline: Data from mUC combination therapy suggests efficacy, safetyOther pipeline developments discussed include a bladder cancer test, a male infertility assay, and the first oral dosage treatment for hypogonadism.
AUA 2016: Experts offer guidance on the meetingTo guide you through the 2016 AUA annual meeting and help maximize your time, Urology Times’ editorial board has reviewed the program to identify the key trends and noteworthy research at this year’s meeting.
Uro Pipeline: FDA grants priority review to advanced bladder Ca agentAlso look for coverage of products in the pipeline for bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis, prostate cancer, and male infertility.
Report documents gaps in infertility treatment accessEconomic, social, and cultural factors all have an impact on Americans’ access to effective infertility treatment, a new report states.
Sperm extraction: MicroTESE and multiphoton microscopyIn this video, the investigators demonstrate a promising technique using multiphoton microscopy to find tubules containing sperm during microsurgical testis sperm extraction.
Sperm extraction: Two percutaneous techniquesThis video describes and demonstrates two techniques for minimally invasive sperm retrieval appropriate for men with obstructive azoospermia.
Cost-effective workup of the infertile male patientIn this article, James M. Hotaling, MD, MS, outlines the elements that comprise a cost-effective workup of the infertile male patient.