Study On Pattern Of Abnormal Semen Parameters Among Male Partners Of Infertile Couples Attending Fertility Centre In A Tertiary Care Referral Hospital.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 3513-3519
Abstractbackground:Infertility is a major reproductive health concerning issue faced by married couples in the world. The contribution of male factors to infertility is constantly following an upward trend. This is due to various etiological and risk factors that affects the semen quality, leading to infertility. In today’ world, various advanced tests are available to evaluate male factor in infertility but semen analysis remains the most basic and fundamental test to assess various abnormal semen parameters of male partners. OBJECTIVE:To assess the pattern and the prevalence of various abnormal semen parameters among male partners of infertile couples attending the fertility centre in a tertiary care referral hospital. Methodology:This is a retrospective observational study of semen analysis report of 200 male partners of couples who have attended fertility centre at Saveetha Medical College and Hospital for fertility treatment between June 2020 to July 2020.The data was compiled in excel sheet and analysed using SPSS software for descriptive study. RESULT:The pattern and the prevalence of abnormal semen parameters among 200 male partners of infertile couples was grouped and assessed according to the WHO criteria (2010). In this study it was observed that majority of men belonged to the 31-35 years of age group. The mean age of the study group was 35 yrs. The Mean values of the semen volume, sperm concentration and motility in the study group were 2.11ml, 31.19 million and 20.19% respectively. Asthenoteratozoospermia (38%) was the most common abnormality observed in this study group followed by oligoasthenoteratozoospermia (26%), teratozoospermia (24%) and azoospermia (10%). Only 4 of them had all parameters within normalcy (2%).
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