Diagnostic Value of semen analysis

A standard semen analysis is the first test to assess male factor infertility in a couple. Semen sample with altered sperm parameters suggests male factor оf infertility and guide towards more advanced investigations, genetic testing and treatments. The semen analysis provides an indication of male fertility but is not an absolute test for fertility because…

Male infertility and obesity

Male infertility and obesity

Infertility is a serious medical and social problem. The frequency of infertile couples is constantly increasing.⠀The male factor of infertility occurs with almost the same frequency as the female’s and has been constantly progressing for the last 50 years.⠀Obesity is considered to be one of the reasons for the alteration of reproductive system.Being overweight suppresses…

Intrauterine insemination (IUI)

Intrauterine insemination (IUI)

One of the simplest forms of infertility treatment, the main task of which is to increase the number of sperm that reach the egg and fertilize it independently, is intrauterine insemination (IUI).It involves transfer of the sperm into the uterine cavity to facilitate fertilization.⠀Treatment using IUI may be recommended in the following cases:🔺infertility of unclear…

Principles of male infertility treatment

Principles of male infertility treatment

Currently, in the treatment of male infertility, the most acceptable are the following statements: 🔸 all diagnostic and treatment actions for both of married couple should be coordinated, taking into account the woman’s reproductive reserve⠀🔸 attempts of the treatment should be limited in time⠀🔸 eliminate all adverse factors, recommend an adequate rhythm of sexual life,…

Womans Infertility: factors and basic medical examinations

Womans Infertility: factors and basic medical examinations

Frequency of infertile marriages fluctuates from 8 to 29 percent in all countries in the world and has no tendency to decrease.⠀🇪🇺 In European countries 10 % of married couples are infertile🇺🇸 in USA – from 8% to 15%🇺🇦 In Ukraine more than 15%⠀INFERTILITY – is a condition, when a woman doesn`t become pregnant for over a year…