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ea0022p538 | Male reproduction | ECE2010

Sexual and gonadal function in men after cardiac transplantation

Serra Emmanuele , Serra Stefano , Oppo Alessandro , Atzeni Francesca , Cappai Antonello , Porcu Maurizio , Mariotti Stefano

Introduction: Gonadal and erectile function in patients submitted to heart transplantation has not been previously investigated.Aim of the study: To evaluate gonadal and sexual function in patients successfully submitted to cardiac transplantation.Materials and methods: Fifty-two patients, aged 20–78 years (mean±S.D.: 54±15 years; range 20–78 years) transplanted 88±65 (range 4–220) month...

ea0041ep714 | Male Reproduction | ECE2016

Positive effect of FSH therapy on quantitative and functional sperm parameters in idiopathic infertile men

Krausz Csilla , Casamonti Elena , Vinci Sabrina , Fino Maria Grazia , Brilli Sara , Lotti Francesco , Serra Emmanuele

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) therapy is a potential treatment option in idiopathic infertile men with normal FSH levels. In fact, a recent Cochrane meta-analysis showed that FSH treatment of men affected by idiopathic oligozoospermia significantly improves pregnancy rate. Hyaluronic acid (HA) binding capacity of spermatozoa is considered a marker of functional competency, consequently the evaluation of the percentage of HA bound spermatozoa in the ejaculate can serve as ...