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A Clinical Approach to Male Infertility

Chapter

Abstract

Male infertility is on the rise. In the era of ICSI, it may seem superfluous that we are discussing about the clinical management of an infertile male; on the contrary though, the clinical management of an infertile male is very essential today more so than ever before. Application of the right technique for the right indication is essential for the proper surgical management of male infertility. Medical management of male infertility is frequently ill/overused, necessitating a better basic understanding of male reproduction. This chapter intends to provide the reader with a thorough update on the clinical strategies involved in managing an infertile male built on the tenets of an evidence-based practice.

Keywords

Male infertility Semen analysis Diagnosis Genetics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Reproductive MedicineChettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Chettinad UniversityChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Andrology and Sexual MedicineThe Women’s Center, Center of Excellence for Mens HealthChennaiIndia
  3. 3.Fortis Healthcare, Fortis Malar Hospitals, AdyarChennaiIndia

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