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  1. The prevalence of low semen quality and the incidence of testicular cancer have been steadily increasing over the past decades in different parts of the World. Although these conditions may have a genetic or e...

    Authors: Rita Rahban and Serge Nef

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:16

    Content type: Review article

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  2. Germline mosaicism is considered to be a rare event. However, its occurrence is underestimated due to the limited availability of germ cells. The genomic variations that underlie this phenomenon comprise singl...

    Authors: Celine Chalas, Aline Receveur, Nelly Frydman, Nathalie Massin, Gerard Tachdjian, Veronique Drouineaud, Alexandra Benachi, Catherine Patrat and Francois Michael Petit

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:14

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Varicocele is one of the most common causes of reversible male infertility, and 15% of the varicocele patients with normal semen analysis are diagnosed as infertile. According to the current guidelines, varico...

    Authors: Ponco Birowo, J. Rahendra Wijaya, Widi Atmoko and Nur Rasyid

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:15

    Content type: Review article

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  4. Clomiphene citrate has been proposed as pre-treatment for infertile men with non-obstructive, testicular azoospermia (NOA) before surgery for testicular sperm extraction (TESE), especially when serum testoster...

    Authors: Daniela Fietz, Adrian Pilatz, Thorsten Diemer, Florian Wagenlehner, Martin Bergmann and Hans-Christian Schuppe

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:13

    Content type: Case report

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  5. The Sperm Chromatin Structure Assay (SCSA®), in addition to identifying the DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) also identifies High DNA satiability (HDS), supposed to reflect the nuclear compaction of spermatozoa. ...

    Authors: Z. Mohammadi, M. Tavalaee, P. Gharagozloo, J. R. Drevet and M. H. Nasr-Esfahani

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:12

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Little is known about the histology of contralateral descended testes in boys with unilaterally absent testis. We investigated whether absence of one testis is associated with abnormal tissue architecture of t...

    Authors: Faruk Hadziselimovic, Gilvydas Verkauskas, Beata Vincel, Gunthild Krey and Zacharias Zachariou

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:11

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common reproductive disorders in both male dogs and men. Finasteride, a synthetic inhibitor of the enzyme 5α-reductase, is widely used as medical treatment...

    Authors: Daniel S. R. Angrimani, Luana C. Bicudo, Nuria Llamas Luceño, Bruno R. Rui, Matheus F. Silva, João D. A. Losano, Bart Leemans, Ann Van Soom and Camila I. Vannucchi

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:9

    Content type: Research article

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  8. SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) metamorphosed our medical practice. In early June 2020, more than 6,400,000 COVID-19 (coronavirus-19 disease) cases were diagnosed across the world ...

    Authors: S. Hamdi, M. Bendayan, E. Huyghe, J.-C. Soufir, E. Amar, R. El Osta, I. Plotton, C. Delalande, J. Perrin, C. Leroy, A. Bouker, H. Pons, H. Lejeune, G. Robin and F. Boitrelle

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:10

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  9. Cryptorchidism (CPT) is an important cause of male infertility. Rubus apetalus is a medicinal plant with a powerful antioxidant potential. We investigated the effects of aqueous and methanolic extracts of R. apet...

    Authors: Désiré Alumeti Munyali, Aimé Césaire Tetsatsi Momo, Georges Romeo Bonsou Fozin, Patrick Brice Deeh Defo, Yannick Petnga Tchatat, Boris Lieunang and Pierre Watcho

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:8

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Hard-flaccid syndrome is gaining increased interest among male sexual dysfunctions in the last years. It is poorly understood and defined. Most of the information comes from online forums. This paper is a revi...

    Authors: Maher Abdessater, Anthony Kanbar, William Akakpo and Sebastien Beley

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:7

    Content type: Review article

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  11. The Inflatable penile prostheses (IPP) are used as definitive treatment for severe erectile dysfunction. Removal of an IPP can be challenging, especially for the non-andrologists and junior urologists. The cla...

    Authors: Abdalla Alhammadi, Maher Abdessater, Abdulmajeed Althobity, Anthony Kanbar, Walid Sleiman, Bertrand Guillonneau, Ahmed Zugail and Sebastien Beley

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:6

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Poor sleep has been linked to a number of adverse health outcomes. Recent studies suggest that late bedtimes, short or long sleep durations, and poor sleep quality may impair semen quality. No study has previo...

    Authors: Julius Edward Miller Hvidt, Ulla Breth Knudsen, Robert Zachariae, Hans Jakob Ingerslev, Marie Tholstrup Philipsen and Yoon Frederiksen

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:5

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Cisplatin (CP) is an extremely effective anticancer agent widely used to treat various cancer types, however, the potential side effects include testicular dysfunction. This study was to investigate, using a r...

    Authors: Tetsuya Kohsaka, Itaru Minagawa, Masashi Morimoto, Takuya Yoshida, Tomohiro Sasanami, Yoshitaka Yoneda, Naoki Ikegaya and Hiroshi Sasada

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:3

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the author given names and family names had been transposed. The author names in this correction article are presented correctly.

    Authors: Fanny Jumeau, Julien Sigala, Francisco-Jose Fernandez-Gomez, Sabiha Eddarkaoui, Sophie Duban-Deweer, Luc Buée, Hélène Béhal, Nicolas Sergeant and Valérie Mitchell

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:4

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:10

  15. Even after decades of research men still lack reliable and reversible contraceptive methods comparable to female methods of contraception. Traditional methods of male contraception present a high failure rate ...

    Authors: Barkha Khilwani, Ayesha Badar, Abdul S. Ansari and Nirmal K. Lohiya

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:2

    Content type: Review article

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  16. The development of a canine-specific method of immunocontraception is one of the non-invasive controlling strategies for humanely decreasing the dog population. This study was aimed to investigate the potentia...

    Authors: Atefeh Esmailnejad, Behrooz Nikahval, Asghar Mogheiseh, Romina Karampour and Sanaz Karami

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:1

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Cryptorchidism is a frequent endocrinopathy in boys that has been associated with an increased risk of developing testicular cancer and infertility. The condition is curable by combined surgery and hormonal tr...

    Authors: Faruk Hadziselimovic, Gilvydas Verkauskas, Beata Vincel and Michael B. Stadler

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:18

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Numerous tests have been proposed to evaluate sperm DNA integrity. To assess the sperm chromatin dispersion (SCD) test in an andrology laboratory, twenty-five men attending Clermont-Ferrand (France) University...

    Authors: Cécile Grèze, Aline Guttmann, Hanae Pons-Rejraji, Marie-Paule Vasson, Jacqueline Lornage, Lemlih Ouchchane and Florence Brugnon

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:17

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide, has been associated to severe reproductive toxicity in mammals. Although some preventive measures have been reported, curative strategies are yet to be explored. The ...

    Authors: Aimé Césaire Momo Tetsatsi, Pepin Alango Nkeng-Effouet, Désiré Munyali Alumeti, Georges Roméo Fozin Bonsou, Albert Kamanyi and Pierre Watcho

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:16

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Sleep related painful erection (SRPE) is a rare parasomnia consisting of nocturnal penile tumescence accompanied by pain that awakens the individual. Normal non-painful erections are experienced when awake. No...

    Authors: Maher Abdessater, Anthony Kanbar, Ahmed S. Zugail, Abdalla Al hammadi, Bertrand Guillonneau and Sebastien Beley

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:15

    Content type: Review article

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  21. Melatonin has significant antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects in normal and oxidative stress conditions. The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of melatonin on antioxidant, hepatic, and re...

    Authors: Asghar Mogheiseh, Farzaneh Koohi, Saeed Nazifi, Aidin Shojaee Tabrizi, Pegah Taheri and Sina Salavati

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:14

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Peri orgasmic dysfunctions are very rare and little information exists on their diagnosis and treatment. One of these conditions is post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS), manifesting by a debilitating cluster ...

    Authors: Maher Abdessater, Sandra Elias, Elie Mikhael, Abdalla Alhammadi and Sebastien Beley

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:13

    Content type: Review article

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  23. Chemical sterilization with zinc gluconate is being developed due to its permanent contraceptive effect in prepubertal dogs. In this study, five healthy adult dogs were selected randomly. Semen samples were co...

    Authors: Dorna Rafatmah, Asghar Mogheiseh and Davoud Eshghi

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:12

    Content type: Short report

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  24. Men with non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) may have sperm in their testes and a procedure of sperm retrieval and assisted reproduction is required in them to allow fertility. Standard procedures such as fine n...

    Authors: Amin Bouker, Lazhar Halouani, Mahmoud Kharouf, Habib Latrous, Mounir Makni, Ouafi Marrakchi, Raoudha Zouari and Salima Fourati

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:11

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Overweight and obesity are known to impact male fertility and are commonly associated with abdominal obesity and metabolic disorders. The association between abdominal obesity or metabolic syndrome with male r...

    Authors: Charlotte Dupont, Céline Faure, Frederic Daoud, Benoit Gautier, Sébastien Czernichow and Rachel Lévy

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:9

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Undescended (cryptorchid) testes in patients with defective mini-puberty and low testosterone levels contain gonocytes that fail to differentiate normally, which impairs the development of Ad spermatogonia and...

    Authors: Katharina Gegenschatz-Schmid, Gilvydas Verkauskas, Michael B. Stadler and Faruk Hadziselimovic

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:8

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Congenital hyperplasia of the adrenal glands is a rare pathology, which can have an impact on male fertility. We report 2 cases of azoospermia in patients followed for a classical form of congenital adrenal hy...

    Authors: Clélia Fouques, Imène Fatfouta, Sylvie Hieronimus, Jean-Louis Sadoul and André Bongain

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:10

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Fabry disease (FD) is a rare disorder caused by the deficient activity of α-galactosidase A (α-Gal A). This enzymatic deficit results in the cellular accumulation of globotriaosylceramide (GL-3 or Gb3) and relate...

    Authors: Aline Papaxanthos-Roche, Aline Maillard, Lucie Chansel-Debordeaux, Martine Albert, Catherine Patrat, Olivier Lidove, Dominique P. Germain, Paul Perez and Didier Lacombe

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:7

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Obesity is known to be associated with inflammation, oxidative stress and a resulting reduction in sperm DNA integrity. Importantly, obesity is also reported to be associated with an increase in intestinal per...

    Authors: Karma L. Pearce, Amy Hill and Kelton P. Tremellen

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:6

    Content type: Research article

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  30. As with many other diseases, genetic testing in human azoospermia was initially restricted to karyotype analyses (leading to diagnostic chromosome rearrangement tests for Klinefelter and other syndromes). With...

    Authors: Farah Ghieh, Valérie Mitchell, Béatrice Mandon-Pepin and François Vialard

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:4

    Content type: Review article

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  31. The risk of adverse cardiovascular events and mortality associated with testosterone replacement therapy is controversial. The purpose of this report was to evaluate the effect of testosterone replacement ther...

    Authors: Kevin M. Pantalone, Joyce George, Xinge Ji, Michael W. Kattan, Alex Milinovich, Janine M. Bauman, Bartolome Burguera, Robert S. Zimmerman and Anita D. Misra-Hebert

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:5

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Male infertility due to Multiple Morphological Abnormalities of the sperm Flagella (MMAF), is characterized by nearly total asthenozoospermia due to the presence of a mosaic of sperm flagellar anomalies, which...

    Authors: Jean-Fabrice Nsota Mbango, Charles Coutton, Christophe Arnoult, Pierre F. Ray and Aminata Touré

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:2

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Although recent progress in cancer treatment has increased patient survival and improved quality of life, reproductive side effects are still for concern. One way to decrease gonadal impairment is to use cytop...

    Authors: João Baetas, Ana Rabaça, Ana Gonçalves, Alberto Barros, Mário Sousa and Rosália Sá

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:3

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Penile lymphangiomas are rare manifestations of lymphangiomas or lymphatic malformations which are more commonly found in the head or neck region of the body. Lymphangiomas are further categorized as lymphangi...

    Authors: Mohamed Macki, Sharath Kumar Anand, Hayan Jaratli and Ali A. Dabaja

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2019 29:1

    Content type: Research article

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  35. As the specialty of Andrology expands it is important to establish the most important studies that have shaped, and continue to shape, current research and clinical practice. Bibliometric analysis involving a ...

    Authors: Nicholas Bullock, Thomas Ellul, Adam Bennett, Martin Steggall and Gareth Brown

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:15

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Bacterial infection and inflammation of the testis impairs fertility, yet an understanding of inflammatory responses of the testis is incomplete. We are interested in identifying gene pathways involved in the ...

    Authors: Michael A. Palladino, Genevieve A. Fasano, Dharm Patel, Christine Dugan and Marie London

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:14

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Today, a vast arsenal of contraceptive methods interfering at different levels of the female reproductive axis is available. This is not the case for men for whom, until now, there is no reliable male reversib...

    Authors: Joël R. Drevet

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:12

    Content type: Review article

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  38. On the occasion of the XIIIth International Symposium on Spermatology held from 9 to 13 May 2018 in Stockholm (Sweden), participants (guest speakers and audience) collectively felt the need to make a public state...

    Authors: Hagai Levine, Hideo Mohri, Anders Ekbom, Liliana Ramos, Geoff Parker, Eduardo Roldan, Luca Jovine, Sabine Koelle, Anna Lindstrand, Simone Immler, Sharon Mortimer, David Mortimer, Gerhard van der Horst, Sumio Ishijima, Natalie Aneck-Hahn, Elisabetta Baldi…

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  39. The limitations of conventional sperm analyses have highlighted the need for additional means of evaluating sperm quality.

    Authors: Jumeau Fanny, Sigala Julien, Fernandez-Gomez Francisco-Jose, Eddarkaoui Sabiha, Duban-Deweer Sophie, Buée Luc, Béhal Hélène, Sergeant Nicolas and Mitchell Valérie

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:10

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Basic and Clinical Andrology 2020 30:4

  40. Testicular cancer (TC) represents 1% of all new male cancer cases but remains the most frequent cancer in adolescents and young adults in industrialized countries. In this study, we assessed time trends in use...

    Authors: Marie Walschaerts, Louis Bujan, Cécile Chouquet, Valentine Rossi, Jean-Claude Juillard and Patrick Thonneau

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:11

    Content type: Short report

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  41. The aim of our retrospective study was to evaluate the 5-year survival and time to castration resistant prostate cancer in patients with hormone sensitive prostate cancer treated with the gonadotropin releasin...

    Authors: Jumpei Asakawa, Taro Iguchi, Satoshi Tamada, Sayaka Yasuda, Noriko Ninomiya, Minoru Kato, Takeshi Yamasaki, Tetusji Ohmachi and Tatsuya Nakatani

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:9

    Content type: Research article

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  42. The nuclear lamina (NL) is a filamentous protein meshwork, composed essentially of lamins, situated between the inner nuclear membrane and the chromatin. The NL is a component of the nuclear envelope, interact...

    Authors: Marine Paci, Razan Elkhatib, Guy Longepied, Patrice Bourgeois, Pierre F. Ray, Nicolas Levy, Michael J. Mitchell and Catherine Metzler-Guillemain

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:7

    Content type: Review article

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  43. Robertsonian translocations (RobT) are common structural chromosome rearrangements where carriers display a majority of chromosomally balanced spermatozoa from alternate segregation mode. According to some mon...

    Authors: Anna Lamotte, Guillaume Martinez, Françoise Devillard, Jean-Pascal Hograindleur, Véronique Satre, Charles Coutton, Radu Harbuz, Florence Amblard, James Lespinasse, Mehdi Benchaib, Julien Bessonnat, Sophie Brouillet and Sylviane Hennebicq

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:5

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is defined as the loss of at least three pregnancies in the first trimester. Although the most common cause is embryo aneuploidy, and despite female checkup and couple karyotypin...

    Authors: Camille Esquerré-Lamare, Marie Walschaerts, Lucie Chansel Debordeaux, Jessika Moreau, Florence Bretelle, François Isus, Gilles Karsenty, Laetitia Monteil, Jeanne Perrin, Aline Papaxanthos-Roche and Louis Bujan

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:4

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Despite its worldwide high occurrence, the obscurity regarding the description, epidemiology and management of premature ejaculation remains provocative. It is well established that male premature ejaculatory ...

    Authors: Haroon Latif Khan, Shahzad Bhatti, Sana Abbas, Yousaf Latif Khan, Rosa Maria Marquez Gonzalez, Muhammad Aslamkhan, Gerardo Rodriguez Gonzalez and Hikmet Hakan Aydin

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:3

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Follicle stimulating hormone and testosterone stimulate Sertoli cells to support germ cell function and differentiation. During mini-puberty, when gonadotropin (GnRH) stimulates increases in plasma luteinizing...

    Authors: Katharina Gegenschatz-Schmid, Gilvydas Verkauskas, Philippe Demougin, Vytautas Bilius, Darius Dasevicius, Michael B. Stadler and Faruk Hadziselimovic

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:2

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Although oncologic testicular sperm extraction (onco-TESE) has been increasingly practiced, the evidence of onco-TESE performed in patients with testicular cancer is insufficient. Furthermore, in bilateral tes...

    Authors: Itsuto Hamano, Shingo Hatakeyama, Rika Nakamura, Rie Fukuhara, Daisuke Noro, Hiroko Seino, Takahiro Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Takuya Koie, Yoshihito Yokoyama and Chikara Ohyama

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:1

    Content type: Case report

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