Male Infertility Rate in Belagavi, Karnataka, India

JOURNAL TITLE: International Journal of Infertility & Fetal Medicine

Author
1. Santrupti P Katti
2. Chaitrali G Golatker
3. Skandhan P Kalanghot
4. Niranjan A Kedar
5. Sreenivasa B Prasad
6. Sukumar N Nandigoudar
ISSN
2229-3817
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1175
Volume
10
Issue
1
Publishing Year
2019
Pages
2
Author Affiliations
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2. com.mps.common.model.Contributor@27f386aa ,
3. com.mps.common.model.Contributor@2bddf3fe ,
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5. com.mps.common.model.Contributor@63b3e356 ,
6. com.mps.common.model.Contributor@58ceff5c
Article keywords
Case records, Male infertility, Retrospective study, Semen examination

Abstract

Introduction: Infertility is an alarming issue in medical practice. This retrospective study is aimed to find out male infertility rate in this area, Belagavi, India. Materials and methods: Case records (2010–2017) on semen examination carried out in Sristi Fertility Centre of KAHER\'s Ayurveda Hospital and Medical Research Centre were evaluated on established standard basis. Results: The total number of case records was 627. Among them 62% were infertile. Majority of infertile men were with oligozoospermia (31.41%). Conclusion: This retrospective study invites serious attention of health authorities on this aspect.

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