Should A Couple with Failed In Vitro Fertilization/Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection and Increased Sperm DNA Fragmentation Use Testicular Sperm for the Next Cycle?

Joshua Alexander Halpern, Peter N. Schlegel*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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Abstract

Limited observational data purporting a benefit of testicular sperm for intracytoplasmic sperm injection failure do not provide sufficient evidence. The first step is to reduce sperm DNA fragmentation in ejaculated sperm through lifestyle modifications, antioxidant therapy, or treatment of underlying abnormalities such as infection or varicocele.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-300
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Urology Focus
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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