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Title: Pregnancy after electroejaculation in combination with intracytoplasmic sperm injection in a patient with idiopathic anejaculation
Authors: Kiekens, C ×
Spiessens, C
Duyck, F
Vandenweghe, D
Coucke, Wim
Vanderschueren, Dirk #
Issue Date: Nov-1996
Series Title: Fertility and Sterility vol:66 issue:5 pages:834-6
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To assess the possibility of achieving a pregnancy in the wife of a patient suffering from idiopathic anejaculation who failed to respond to therapeutical modalities such as psychotherapy, sex therapy, and vibrostimulation. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: The IVF program at the Leuven University Fertility Centre. PATIENT(S): A patient suffering from idiopathic anejaculation. INTERVENTION(S): Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in combination with electroejaculation. MEAN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Fertility rate, cleavage rate, clinical pregnancy. RESULT(S): Two IVF procedures were performed of which the second resulted in an ongoing pregnancy and the delivery of a healthy boy. CONCLUSION(S): Electroejaculation may offer fertility chances in a patient suffering from idiopathic anejaculation resistant to conventional treatment modalities. When sperm quality shows very low motility, ICSI should be offered to improve pregnancy chances.
ISSN: 0015-0282
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology
Physical Medicine and Revalidation Section (-)
× corresponding author
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