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  1. Premature ejaculation (PE) is considered to be the most common male sexual disorder affecting 20% to 66% of sexually active men. Most of the patients had already tried on demand dapoxitine with no improvement....

    Authors: Adham Zaazaa, Mohamed Nasr Eldin, Sameh Fayek GamalEl Din, Ashraf Zeidan, Mohamed Yassin Mohamed Saleh, Ahmed Adel and Mohamed Shokr
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:34
  2. Sperm DNA integrity is increasingly seen as a critical characteristic determining reproductive success, both in natural reproduction and in assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Despite this awareness, spe...

    Authors: Paria Behdarvandian, Ali Nasr-Esfahani, Marziyeh Tavalaee, Kosar Pashaei, Nushin Naderi, Zahra Darmishonnejad, Jorge Hallak, Robert J. Aitken, Parviz Gharagozloo, Joël R. Drevet and Mohammad Hossein Nasr-Esfahani
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:33
  3. The aim of this article is to establish an external quality assessment (EQA) scheme for sperm Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fragmentation (SDF) detection, and to assess the feasibility of the scheme. In addition...

    Authors: Yan Zheng, Ying-Bi Wu, Ye-Lin Jia, Li-Juan Ying, Ting-Ting Yang, Qing-Yuan Cheng, Jiao Qin, Chen Luo, Lin Yu and Fu-Ping Li
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:36
  4. Few studies were conducted to explore the association between sleep quality and nocturnal erection. Here, we intended to explore the association between sleep quality and nocturnal erection monitor when condu...

    Authors: Yuyang Zhang, Wei Zhang, Xingliang Feng, Guodong Liu, Xu Wu, Hui Jiang and Xiansheng Zhang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:31
  5. The sperm flagellum is an evolutionarily conserved specialized organelle responsible for sperm motility and male fertility. Deleterious mutations in genes involved in the sperm flagellum assembly can often cau...

    Authors: Yiling Zhou, Yaling Wang, Jingwen Chen, Bangguo Wu, Shuyan Tang, Feng Zhang, Chunyu Liu and Lingbo Wang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:32
  6. Since the release of the combined oral contraceptive pill in 1960, women have shouldered the burden of contraception and family planning. Over 60 years later, this is still the case as the only practical, effe...

    Authors: Eli J. Louwagie, Garrett F.L. Quinn, Kristi L. Pond and Keith A. Hansen
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:30
  7. Red ginseng (RG) is a traditional herb commonly used in China, Korea, and other East Asian countries. Recently, it has demonstrated a better clinical value in men’s reproductive health (MRH). The present revie...

    Authors: Hao Wang, Jiwei Zhang, Dongyue Ma, Ziwei Zhao, Bin Yan and Fu Wang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:27
  8. The suspension of the penis is provided by two ligaments: fundiform and suspensory. These ligaments are sectioned during some augmentative surgical procedures. The structure, the relations and the variability ...

    Authors: Florin-Mihail Filipoiu, Radu-Tudor Ion, Zoran Florin Filipoiu, Adrian-Daniel Tulin, Octavian Enciu and Mihaly Enyedi
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:26
  9. Sperm banks face a continuously evolving gap between the increasing demand for sperm donation (SD) vs. limited available reserve. To improve donors’ recruitment and increase supply, motivations towards SD shou...

    Authors: Maya Ronen, Alon Kedem, Sarit Avraham, Michal Youngster, Gil Yerushalmi, Ariel Hourvitz and Itai Gat
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:29
  10. Premature ejaculation (PE) is one of the most common forms of sexual dysfunction in men, and multimodal therapeutic regimens should be considered to treat the condition. We developed a Chinese medicine herbal ...

    Authors: Qiang Han, Jun Guo, Renyuan Wang, Jiangminzi Li, Fu Wang, Qinghe Gao, Jiwei Zhang, Hetian Wang and Yin Zeng
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:25
  11. Cryptorchid boys with defective mini-puberty and impaired differentiation of Ad spermatogonia (high infertility risk) have altered expression of several genes encoding histone methyltransferases compared to pa...

    Authors: Faruk Hadziselimovic, Gilvydas Verkauskas and Michael B. Stadler
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:24
  12. Spermatogenesis and sperm quality may be negatively impacted by an increase in reactive oxygen species. This study investigates the efficacy of combined antioxidant therapy for treating male infertility, as me...

    Authors: Nguyen Dac Nguyen, Minh Tam Le, Nhu Quynh Thi Tran, Quoc Huy Vu Nguyen and Thanh Ngoc Cao
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:23
  13. Spermatozoa retrieved from the testis and epididymis are deprived of the beneficial effects of seminal fluid. Thus applying an artificial medium with normal seminal fluid characteristics, known as artificial s...

    Authors: Lida Gholizadeh, Mohammad Ali Khalili, Behnam Maleki, Serajoddin Vahidi and Azam Agha-Rahimi
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:22
  14. Although the orchiopexy is recommended for cryptorchidism to preserve male fertility, non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) may occur in adulthood. Fortunately, a great many of azoospermic men may obtain sperm by ...

    Authors: Shuai Xu, Yuhua Huang, Chencheng Yao, Peng Li, Erlei Zhi, Wei Chen, Cunzhong Deng, Fujun Zhao, Zheng Li and Ruhui Tian
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:21
  15. Testicular sperm aspiration (TESA) is widely used in the diagnosis and management of nonobstructive azoospermia. However, its ability for predicting microdissection testicular sperm extraction in nonobstructiv...

    Authors: Chenyao Deng, Jiaming Mao, Lianming Zhao, Defeng Liu, Haocheng Lin, Zhe Zhang, Yuzhuo Yang, Haitao Zhang, Kai Hong and Hui Jiang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:28
  16. The endocytosis of Gap junction plaques (GJP) requires cytoskeletal forces to internalize such large membranous structures. Actin, which partners the connexin proteins constituting Gap junctions and is located...

    Authors: Dominique Segretain, Mathilde Di Marco, Chloé Dufeu, Diane Carette, Alain Trubuil and Georges Pointis
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:20
  17. As one of the most critical proteins in the JAK/STAT signaling pathway, Janus kinase 2 (JAK2) is involved in many biological processes and diseases. Several observational studies have reported the role of JAK2...

    Authors: Yu-Jia Xi, Rui Wen, Ran Zhang, Qi-Rui Dong, He-yi Zhang, Qin-yi Su and Sheng-Xiao Zhang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:18
  18. The effect of bariatric surgery on impaired semen parameters, hormonal profile and sexual function remains controversial to some extent.

    Authors: Tamer A. Abouelgreed, Adel Elatreisy, Ahmed F. El-sherbeiny, Mohamed A. Abdelaal, Tamer Saafan, Osama Shalkamy, Hamdy Farag, Osama M. Ghoneimy, Eman M. El-dydamony, Eman H. Ibrahim, Mohamed Amer, Khalid Kutub, Mohamed Zamra, Mohamed A. Hussein, Ayman K. Koritenah and Sherin A. Hefny
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:16
  19. As of today, the effect of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on male fertility remains unclear. Studies published so far have partly contradictory results, likely due to very small sample sizes and heterogen...

    Authors: Philippos Edimiris, Cornelius Doehmen, Lisa Müller, Marcel Andrée, Dunja Maria Baston-Buest, Sebastian Buest, Ortwin Adams, Jan-Steffen Krüssel and Alexandra Petra Bielfeld
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:15
  20. Obesity is regarded a global public health crisis. It has been implicated in a variety of health problems, but when it comes to male fertility, how and to what extent obesity affects it are poorly understood.

    Authors: Pourya Raee, Zahra Shams Mofarahe, Hamid Nazarian, Mohammad-Amin Abdollahifar, Mahsa Ghaffari Novin, Shahin Aghamiri and Marefat Ghaffari Novin
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:13
  21. This study was conducted to investigate the therapeutic potential of the skin-derived precursor Schwann cells for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in a rat model of bilateral cavernous nerve injury.

    Authors: Xiaolei Ma, Wende Yang, Pan Nie, Zhenbin Zhang, Zehong Chen and Hongbo Wei
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:11
  22. This study aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of non-transecting urethroplasty and lingual mucosal urethroplasty in the treatment of iatrogenic bulbar urethral stricture.

    Authors: Wei Le, Denglong Wu, Chengdang Xu, Weidong Zhou and Chao Li
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:12
  23. Non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) is considered to be the most severe form of male infertility. Before the emergence of surgical testicular sperm extraction and assisted reproductive technology, NOA patients c...

    Authors: Junjun Li, Fang Yang, Liang Dong, Degui Chang and Xujun Yu
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:9
  24. We investigated the association between premature ejaculation (PE) and the quality of residential environment from a new perspective to explore the influencing factors of PE, especially in four PE subtypes. We...

    Authors: Xi Liu, Tianle Zhu, Pan Gao, Jingjing Gao, Rui Gao, Hui Jiang and Xiansheng Zhang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:7
  25. Erectile function depends on a complex interaction between demographic, metabolic, vascular, hormonal, and psychological factors that trigger erectile dysfunction (ED). In the present study we carried out a cr...

    Authors: Giuseppe Lisco, Vincenzo Triggiani, Nicola Bartolomeo, Maria Isabella Ramunni, Carla Pelusi, Giovanni De Pergola, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Emilio Jirillo and Vito Angelo Giagulli
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:5
  26. There are several approaches to the surgical treatment of the penile curvature conditionally divided into three large groups: tunica albuginea plication (TAP), corpus cavernosum rotation (CR), and transplantat...

    Authors: Vladimir Vorobev, Vladimir Beloborodov, Andrey Sherbatykh, Alexey Kalyagin, Olga Baklanova, Sergei Popov and Stepan Sidorov
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:10
  27. Although elevated homocysteine levels have been shown to affect penile erection, the relationship between homocysteine and erection at the tip or base of the penis has not been extensively studied.

    Authors: Xin Qian, Xing Tao, Yangyang Gong, Can Ran, Yougang Feng and Hongjian Liu
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:3
  28. Nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase (NNT) gene deficiency has recently been shown to be involved in Primary Adrenal Insufficiency (PAI). NNT encodes an inner mitochondrial membrane protein that produces larg...

    Authors: Lucile Ferreux, Yasmine Boumerdassi, Emmanuel Dulioust, Xavier Bertagna, Florence Roucher-Boulez, Mathilde Bourdon, Nicolas Thiounn and Catherine Patrat
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:17
  29. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly worldwide since its discovery in December 2019. Research published since the COVID-19 outbreak has focused on whether semen quality and reproductive hormo...

    Authors: Wenjun Zhang, Li Wang, Jiwei Sun, Linlin Cui, Haobo Zhang and Jingmei Hu
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:4
  30. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has had a widespread and profound impact on people’s mental health. The factors associated with mental symptoms among men diagnosed with infertility, a disease ...

    Authors: Zhe Zhang, Yu-Zhuo Yang, Hai-Tao Zhang, Yu Xi, Cun-Tong Wang, De-Feng Liu, Jia-Ming Mao, Hao-Cheng Lin, Wen-Hao Tang, Lian-Ming Zhao, Xian-Sheng Zhang, Yu-Tian Dai and Hui Jiang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:8
  31. Despite the documented effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on spermatogenesis, the reversibility of these effects is uncertain. We aimed to assess the changes of sperm quality between the infect...

    Authors: Nasreldin Mohammed, Mostafa Kamel, Rabea Ahmed Gadelkareem, Mohammed Ali Zarzour, Adel Kurkar, Ahmed Mohammed Abdel-Moniem and Hosny Behnsawy
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:2
  32. Bisphenol A (BPA) is one of the most widely used synthetic chemicals worldwide. BPA as an endocrine disruptor affects the reproductive systems through estrogenic and antiandrogenic proprieties. Resveratrol (RE...

    Authors: Hossein Bordbar, Seyedeh-Saeedeh Yahyavi, Ali Noorafshan, Elham Aliabadi and Maryam Naseh
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2023 33:1
  33. Male fertility has gradually become a worldwide problem with limitations in the treatment. Alpha-lipoic acid, has been applied to improve the quality of sperm in clinical practice. However, there was currently...

    Authors: Liang Dong, Fang Yang, Junjun Li, Yulin Li, Xujun Yu and Xiaojin Zhang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:23
  34. Because of limited differentiation to endothelium from mesenchymal stem cells, it has been strongly recommended to use endothelial progenitor cells for the regeneration of the damaged endothelium of corpora ca...

    Authors: Jae Heon Kim, Sang Hong Bak, Hee Jo Yang, Seung Whan Doo, Do Kyung Kim, Won Jae Yang, Seung U. Kim, Hong J. Lee and Yun Seob Song
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:21
  35. At present, there is a lack of standardized preparation methods of sperm antigen for the detection of antisperm antibody (AsAb). To screen sperm antigen mimotopes from a phage display random peptide library an...

    Authors: Jin-Chun Lu, Yan-Mei Ge, Yuan-Hua Xu, Shan-Shan Tang and Yuan-Jiao Liang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:22
  36. Sperm cryopreservation is an effective method of fertility preservation for disease-related and social sperm freezing. In total, 662 subjects (range: 15–65 years-of-age; mean: 33.49 ± 8.79 years-of-age) were i...

    Authors: Wenhao Tang, Chenyao Deng, Jiangman Gao, Senlin Tian, Nan Wei, Bin Li, Jianfei Song, Liang Zhang, Han Wu and Hui Jiang
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:18
  37. Vasitis is a rare condition that may be challenging for the clinical practitioner. Sometimes it is misdiagnosed as incarcerated inguinal hernia; thus, patients end up receiving unnecessary surgery. Compared wi...

    Authors: Yi Hong Li, Zhon min Huang, Ji kuen Yu, Yi Sheng Lin, Chao Yu Hsu and Min Che Tung
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:19
  38. At present, L-carnitine (LC) and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), as used clinically to treat male infertility caused by asthenozoospermia (ASZ) is still mainly administered orally, but some patients with ASZ still show ...

    Authors: Chengren Gou, Zidong Zhou, Zongping Chen, Kun Wang, Congcong Chen, Bo Chen, Ningrui Pan and Xu He
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:17
  39. The seminal virome and its implications for fertility remain poorly understood. To date, there are no defined panels for the detection of viruses of clinical interest in seminal samples.

    Authors: Beatriz Helena Dantas Rodrigues de Albuquerque, Maryana Thalyta Ferreira Camara de Oliveira, Janaína Ferreira Aderaldo, Mychelle de Medeiros Garcia Torres and Daniel Carlos Ferreira Lanza
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:16
  40. Previous studies have reported that some patients with headless spermatozoa have poor semen quality, but there has been no published systematic analysis of semen quality in patients with different proportions ...

    Authors: Li-juan Ying, Lin Yu, Tingting Yang, Ying-bi Wu, Jin-yan Xu, Ye-lin Jia, Yan Zheng and Fuping Li
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:20
  41. To evaluate the stiffness of the tunica albuginea (TA), we used a new noninvasive diagnostic technique called shear wave elastography (SWE). We determined whether SWE values are correlated with the degree of p...

    Authors: Francesco Trama, Ester Illiano, Fabrizio Iacono, Antonio Ruffo, Giovanni di Lauro, Achille Aveta, Felice Crocetto, Celeste Manfredi and Elisabetta Costantini
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:15
  42. The possible effects of COVID-19 vaccines on reproductive health and male fertility in particular have been discussed intensely by the scientific community and the public since their introduction during the pa...

    Authors: Ziad H. Abd, Samir A. Muter, Ruya Abdulhadi M. Saeed and Omar Ammar
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:13
  43. Fournier’s gangrene (FG) is a necrotizing fasciitis caused by aerobic and anaerobic bacterial infection that involves genitalia and perineum. Males, in their 60 s, are more affected with 1.6 new cases/100.000/...

    Authors: Alessio Paladini, Giovanni Cochetti, Angelica Tancredi, Matteo Mearini, Andrea Vitale, Francesca Pastore, Paolo Mangione and Ettore Mearini
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:12
  44. Exposure of men and women to environmental reprotoxic agents is associated with impaired fertility and pregnancy rates after assisted reproductive treatment (ART). Nevertheless, such exposures are generally no...

    Authors: Nadia Nouiakh, Claire Sunyach, Sarah-Lyne Jos, Irène Sari-Minodier, Catherine Metzler-Guillemain, Blandine Courbiere, Florence Bretelle and Jeanne Perrin
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:11
  45. Cryptorchidism occurs frequently in children with cystic fibrosis. Among boys with cryptorchidism and abrogated mini-puberty, the development of the epididymis and the vas deferens is frequently impaired. This...

    Authors: Faruk Hadziselimovic, Gilvydas Verkauskas and Michael Stadler
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:10
  46. Excess weight and metabolic disorders have a negative impact on male reproductive functions. The mechanisms involved are numerous and complex and epigenetic mechanisms may also be involved, notably through the...

    Authors: Sarah Saget, Laurent Kappeler, Valérie Grandjean, Patricia Leneuve, Isabelle Berthaut, Céline Faure, Sébastien Czernichow, Chrystèle Racine, Rachel Lévy and Charlotte Dupont
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2022 32:9

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