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Severe male infertility after failed ICSI treatment - a phenomenological study of men's experiences


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Title: Severe male infertility after failed ICSI treatment - a phenomenological study of men's experiences
Authors: Johansson, Marianne
Hellström, Anna-Lena
Berg, Marie
Issue Date: 4-Feb-2011
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Publisher: Reproductive Health
Organization: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Citation: Reproductive Health. 2011 Feb 04;8(1):4
Abstract: Abstract Background Male-factor infertility underlies approximately 30% of infertility in couples seeking treatment; of which 10% is due to azoospermia. The development of assisted reproductive technology (ART), enabling the use of epididymal or testicular sperm for fertilization of the partner's oocytes, has made biological fatherhood possible for men with obstructive azoospermia. There is limited knowledge of men's experience of their own infertility. The aim of this study was to describe men'... more
Description: © 2011 Johansson et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/25281
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