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Proximal renal tubular acidosis in pregnancy: A case report and literature review
Renal tubular acidosis is usually associated with chronic renal conditions and is rarely encountered in pregnancy. It may be inherited causing osteomalacia and rickets in children or acquired following autoimmune diseases ...
Analysis of the association between reactive oxygen species and semen quality
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The hypoosmotic swelling test in the Andrology Laboratory
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Accuracy and prognostic value of computer-assisted (IVOS) sperm morphology evaluations
Objective: We systematically investigated the critical aspects determining the performance and in vitro predictive value of the Hamilton Thorne Research semen analyzer (IVOS, dimension system). Design: Repeat normal sperm ...
Postmenopausal bleeding: A diagnostic approach for both private and public sectors
Objective: To assess the optimal diagnostic approach to women with postmenopausal bleeding by comparing transvaginal ultrasound and endometrial sampling with office hysteroscopy. Methods: A prospective collective study was ...
The use of semen parameters to identify the subfertile male in the general population
Aims: To present a structured review of the literature published on semen parameters and in vivo fertility potential and to establish fertility/ subfertility thresholds for sperm morphology using Tygerberg strict criteria, ...
Effect of fibroids on fertility in patients undergoing assisted reproduction: A structured literature review
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the current data to understand the impact of intramural leiomyomata on pregnancy outcome in assisted reproduction. Patients and Methods: In this review, articles were found ...
Efficacy of fibrin sealant in prevention of adhesion formation on ovarian surgical wounds in a rabbit model
The aim of the study was to determine whether the use of fibrin sealant decreases adhesion formation in ovarian surgical wounds in a rabbit model. A total of 20 female rabbits underwent a midline laparotomy. Microsurgical ...
A comparative analysis of embryo implantation potential in patients with severe teratozoospermia undergoing in-vitro fertilization with a high insemination concentration or intracytoplasmic sperm injection
The objective of this study was to assess fertilization, implantation and pregnancy rates in infertile patients with severe teratozoospermia [P (poor prognosis) pattern sperm morphology assessed by strict criteria] treated ...
The ability of the hemizona assay to predict human fertilization in different and consecutive in-vitro fertilization cycles
The objective of this prospective study was to examine the ability of the hemizona assay (HZA) to predict fertilization outcome of mature, pre-ovulatory oocytes under in-vitro fertilization (IVF) conditions. Since a large ...