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Table 4 Details of men using cryopreserved sperm and their reproductive outcomes

From: Male cancer patient sperm cryopreservation for fertility preservation: 10-year monocentric experience

  Age at banking (year) Numbers of samples Raw semen Frozen-thawed semen ARTa Reproductive outcome
Volume
(mL)
Count
(106/mL)
Motility
(%)
Count
(106/mL)
Motility
(%)
Recovery
rates (%)
Clinical
pregnancies
Number of births
Testicular tumor 27 6 2.6 3.4 48 2.9 31 64.6 ICSI live birth 1
Testicular tumor 27 6 6 14 49 10 22 45 ICSI live birth 1
Leukemia 34 10 2.3 134 48 92 37 77 ICSI live birth 1
Leukemia 28 4 3.9 9 47 3 30 63.8 ICSI live birth 1
Lymphoma 37 8 4.3 42 68 28 33 48.5 ICSI/IVF/IUI no pregnancy 0
Lymphoma 26 3 3.0 31 54 20 35 64.8 ICSI clinical pregnancies 0
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma 36 3 2.9 80 37 64 23 62.2 IVF abortion 0
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma 35 5 1.8 79 58 NS NS NS IVF live birth 1
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma 41 4 3.1 108 52 NS NS NS IVF no pregnancy 0
Thyroid tumor 32 4 3.6 78 42 66 23 54.8 IVF abortion 0
Colorectal cancer 46 4 1.6 56 39 43 23 59 ICSI embryo cryopreservation 0
Gastric cancer 41 3 1.8 93 46 40 25 54.3 ICSI clinical pregnancies 0
Hemangiosarcoma 28 6 2.5 26 28 16 11 39.3 ICSI clinical pregnancies 0
  1. Abbreviations: ART assisted reproduction technology; ICSI intracytoplasmic sperm injection; IVF In vitro fertilization; IUI intrauterine insemination
  2. Reproductive outcomes of 13 patients who used their banked samples for 15 assisted reproductive cycles. One couple tried to conceive with three times of assisted reproduction; twelve couples tried to conceive with only one time