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  1. Content type: Review article

    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

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  2. Content type: Short report

    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

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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

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  4. Content type: Research article

    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

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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

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  6. Content type: Case report

    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

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  7. Content type: Research article

    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

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  8. Content type: Research article

    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

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  9. Content type: Review article

    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

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  10. Content type: Research article

    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

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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

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  12. Content type: Research article

    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

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  13. Content type: Research article

    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

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  14. Content type: Research article

    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

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  15. Content type: Research article

    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

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  16. Content type: Review article

    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

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  18. Content type: Research article

    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

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  19. Content type: Short report

    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

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  20. Content type: Research article

    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

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  21. Content type: Review article

    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

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  22. Content type: Research article

    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

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  23. Content type: Research article

    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

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  24. Content type: Research article

    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

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  25. Content type: Research article

    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

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  26. Content type: Case report

    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

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  27. Content type: Review article

    There is substantial evidence that paternal obesity is associated not only with an increased incidence of infertility, but also with an increased risk of metabolic disturbance in adult offspring. Apparently, s...

    Authors: Georges Raad, Mira Hazzouri, Silvia Bottini, Michele Trabucchi, Joseph Azoury and Valérie Grandjean

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:20

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  28. Content type: Review article

    Only 2–5% of seminal fluid is composed of spermatozoa, while the rest is seminal plasma. The seminal plasma is a rich cocktail of organic and inorganic compounds including hormones, serving as a source of nutr...

    Authors: Jana Vitku, Lucie Kolatorova and Richard Hampl

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:19

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this retrospective study is to investigate the relevance of dividing oocytes and using some for traditional in vitro fertilization (IVF) and others for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) as of ...

    Authors: Arnaud Larbuisson, Dominique Raick, Stephanie Demelenne and Annick Delvigne

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:18

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  30. Content type: Research article

    More and more HIV-1-infected men on effective antiretroviral treatment (ART) have unprotected sex in order to procreate. The main factor influencing transmission is seminal HIV shedding. While the risk of HIV ...

    Authors: Christophe Pasquier, Marie Walschaerts, Stéphanie Raymond, Nathalie Moinard, Karine Saune, Myriam Daudin, Jacques Izopet and Louis Bujan

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:17

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  31. Content type: Short report

    In order to obtain information about the relationship between sleep disturbances and sperm parameters, we analyzed data from a study conducted in a Italian Fertility Clinic, in men of couples seeking help for ...

    Authors: Paola Viganò, Francesca Chiaffarino, Viviana Bonzi, Andrea Salonia, Elena Ricci, Enrico Papaleo, Paola Agnese Mauri and Fabio Parazzini

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:16

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Semenogelins (SEMGs) are major components of human seminal vesicle secretions. Due to SEMG’s sperm-motility inhibitor, a significant negative correlation between sperm motility and the proportion of SEMG-bound...

    Authors: Kazumitsu Yamasaki, Kaoru Yoshida, Miki Yoshiike, Kazuhiko Shimada, Hiroyuki Nishiyama, Satoru Takamizawa, Kaoru Yanagida and Teruaki Iwamoto

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:15

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Low level of testosterone may be associated with cardiovascular diseases in men, as some evidence suggests a protective role for testosterone in cardiovascular system. Little is known about the possible role o...

    Authors: Ahmad Separham, Samad Ghaffari, Bahram Sohrabi, Naser Aslanabadi, Mozhgan Hadavi Bavil and Hasanali Lotfollahi

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:14

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  34. Content type: Review

    Hereditary hemochromatosis is a genetic disease that progresses silently. This disease is often diagnosed late when complications appear. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) is one of the classical complication...

    Authors: Rabih El Osta, Nicolas Grandpre, Nicolas Monnin, Jacques Hubert and Isabelle Koscinski

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:13

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  35. Content type: Research article

    In humans, it is now well documented that rising paternal age is correlated with decreased sperm DNA integrity and embryonic developmental failures. On the other side of the coin, it is also reported that very...

    Authors: J. T. Carreira, J. T. Trevizan, I. R. Carvalho, B. Kipper, L. H. Rodrigues, C. Silva, S. H. V. Perri, J. R. Drevet and M. B. Koivisto

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:12

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Varicocele is a condition characterized by dilated, tortuous veins within the pampiniform venous plexus of the scrotal sac. Presence of varicocele is associated with an increased risk of alteration of semen pa...

    Authors: Elie Bou Nasr, Mouath Binhazzaa, Thierry Almont, Pascal Rischmann, Michel Soulie and Eric Huyghe

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:11

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  37. Content type: Review article

    Mammalian reproduction is one of the most complex and fascinating biological phenomenon, which aims to transfer maternal and paternal genetic material to the next generation. At the end of oogenesis and sperma...

    Authors: Itai Gat and Raoul Orvieto

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:9

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  38. Content type: Review article

    Oestrogens and 1α,25(OH)2-vitamin D3 (1,25-D3) are steroids that can provide effects by binding to their receptors localised in the cytoplasm and in the nucleus or the plasma membrane respectively inducing genomi...

    Authors: Ana Paula Zanatta, Vanessa Brouard, Camille Gautier, Renata Goncalves, Hélène Bouraïma-Lelong, Fátima Regina Mena Barreto Silva and Christelle Delalande

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:10

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  39. Content type: Review article

    Male infertility is a devastating problem that affects many couples worldwide. However, the molecular mechanisms and causes of idiopathic male infertility remain unclear. Circulating cell-free nucleic acids ha...

    Authors: Anne Boissière, Anna Gala, Alice Ferrières-Hoa, Tiffany Mullet, Solenne Baillet, Amaël Petiton, Antoine Torre and Samir Hamamah

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:7

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Development of a non-hormonal long-acting reversible contraceptive for men could have a significant impact on reducing unintended pregnancies. Vasalgel™ is a high molecular weight polymer consisting of styrene...

    Authors: Donald Waller, David Bolick, Elaine Lissner, Christopher Premanandan and Gary Gamerman

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:8

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Options for male contraception are limited. The purpose of this study was to use a nonhuman primate model to evaluate Vasalgel™, a high molecular weight polymer being developed as a contraceptive device for men.

    Authors: Angela Colagross-Schouten, Marie-Josee Lemoy, Rebekah I. Keesler, Elaine Lissner and Catherine A. VandeVoort

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:4

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Several studies suggest a decrease in sperm quality in men in the last decades. Therefore, the aim of this work was to assess the influence of male factors (sperm quality and paternal age) on the outcomes of c...

    Authors: Aurélie Chapuis, Anna Gala, Alice Ferrières-Hoa, Tiffany Mullet, Sophie Bringer-Deutsch, Emmanuelle Vintejoux, Antoine Torre and Samir Hamamah

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:2

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  43. Content type: Review article

    Since the 1970s, international research on male contraception has been actively pursued. Hormonal and non-hormonal methods (thermal, chemical) have been tested, leading to clinical trials of interest to thousa...

    Authors: Jean-Claude Soufir

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:3

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  44. Content type: Review article

    Sperm cells are remarkably complex and highly specialized compared to somatic cells. Their function is to deliver to the oocyte the paternal genomic blueprint along with a pool of proteins and RNAs so a new ge...

    Authors: A. Champroux, J. Torres-Carreira, P. Gharagozloo, J. R. Drevet and A. Kocer

    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:17

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