Our expert team in male infertility and subfertility follow a clear protocol to reach the diagnosis and solve the problem in very high success rate.
Infertility is the failure of a sexually active couple to achieve conception in one year. It is better described as 'subfertility' as many causes of failure to conceive are relative and can be treated.
Causes of infertility or subfertility
In 30% of cases, no male infertility associated factor is found which may be explained by many environmental factors.
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What are the prognostic factors that can give expectations for the patients?
The duration of infertility; primary or secondary infertility; results of semen analysis; and the age with the fertility status of the female partner.
The cumulative pregnancy rate in infertile couples with 2 years of follow-up and oligoathenospermia as the primary cause of infertility is 27%.
Female age is the most important single variable influencing outcome in assisted reproduction compared to a woman at 25 years old, the fertility potential is reduced to 50% at age 35, to 25% by 38 years and < 5% at over 40 years.
History of infertility is very important to analyse the cause and treat accordingly. The following are important points to visit during the history session:
The examination include the following:
In the male, semen analysis is the initial investigation. Feature including the following will be studied:
Repeat semen analysis tests can be undertaken to observe the progression after treatment.
Further andrological investigation may be required.
Other tests may be required depending on each case:
Treatment of infertility or subfertility will be according to the finding of the examination and tests requested and guided by the cause.