Male infertility affects millions of couples worldwide and is characterized by the inability of a man to achieve pregnancy in his female partner. This reproductive issue can stem from various factors and treatment encompasses a diverse array of medical and surgical interventions to address the underlying causes.
Medical therapy may include hormonal treatment to improve sperm quality and quantity. Antioxidants (vitamins E and C) are used primarily to treat reactive oxygen species molecules. They possess an extra electron which is very easily passed to other molecules and at excessively high levels can cause significant damage to sperm and other genital tract cells. One of these treatments is:
Depending on the results of the physical examination and the laboratory tests, one of several surgical procedures may be suggested to you by your urologists and can include:
Surgical Procurement of Sperm
Surgical procurement of sperm, also known as surgical sperm retrieval, is a medical procedure performed to obtain sperm directly from the reproductive tract of a male patient. This technique is typically used in cases where a man cannot produce sperm naturally or where conventional methods of sperm retrieval, such as ejaculation, have not been successful. It is essential for couples seeking surgical sperm procurement to consult with a qualified fertility specialist to determine the most appropriate method for their specific situation. As with any medical procedure, there are potential risks and complications associated with surgical sperm retrieval, but it has provided hope and success for many couples experiencing male infertility.