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Striving To Overcome Male Infertility

Indian Express, TS Gopal Rethinaraj India has not lagged behind the West in the field of medicine but it has to accelerate certain developments which might meet with stiff resistance here. There are certain areas like infertility where many unorthodox clinical practice...

Embryos - An atlas for IVF patients - part 2

This is an oocyte-cumulus complex which is identified in the follicular fluid (aspirated during egg collection) when this is scanned under the stereozoom microscope in the IVF lab. Note how shapeless the egg is, and how difficult it is to judge egg quality by just lo...

Sperm DNA fragmentation does not affect your fertility !

A patient just send me this email I have had a sperm test done and my Sperm DNA Fragmentation ( DFI) index count is 40 %. My doctor says my wife will require a sperm donor.  This is a classic example of how over-testing leads to poor medical care and harms pat...

Low Sperm Count : Causes & Treatment of Oligospermia and Oligoasthenospermia

  Why is treatment of a low sperm count so confusing ? What can the man with a low sperm count do ? Why do I have a low sperm count ? Is there any connection between a low sperm count and sexual performance ?   Why is treatment of a low sperm count so confusin...

BUSINESSWORLD COVER STORY - 24 JUNE 2002 World Class Surgeries

BUSINESSWORLD COVER STORY - 24 JUNE 2002 World Class Surgeries Businessworld Magazine, India's leading business newsmagazine , ran a cover story on World Class Surgeries, which described the state-of-the-art treatment now available at leading Indian hospitals (24...

Are Blood Tests and Ultrasound Scans of any use for Testing the Infertile Man ? The Testis Biopsy

  What blood tests can be done for infertile men ? Of what use is an ultrasound exam in evaluating an infertile man ? Of what use is a testicular biopsy ?   What blood tests can be done for infertile men ? Blood Tests for Men For most infertile men, the semen a...

Keeping Up With the Jones

Mid-Day, By Vidya Shivram Dr Amy Jones's contribution to mankind is teaching medical centres to implement a new infertility treatment technique She is all 25. A love for travelling combined with a love for work appears to have brought Dr Amy Jones to Mumbai. An embry...

Male Infertility Treatment | HCG Level | HCG Success rate

Conventional treatment of male infertility in the past used a wide array of medicines to try to improve a low sperm count in the infertile man. These included : Gonadotropin injections (HMG and HCG) These hormonal injections of gonadotropins are only useful in stimula...

Any Man Can Father A Child, Says Doc

Mid-Day, BY A STAFF REPORTER EVERY man, no matter what his medical problem, can father a child with his own sperm, according to Dr Aniruddha Malpani, a city-based doctor and member of the European Society for Human Reproduction. The new technique, called TSE ICSI (pr...

No Sperm? A Spermatid Will Do

The Independent, Ranjna Majumdar/ Mumbai For 56-year-old S Singh from village Barddi near Patna it was a tough decision. Doctors declared that his sperm count was too low to impregnate his wife, while social pressures decreed that he and his wife produce a child soon....