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Kallikrein Treatment of Male Infertility

  • H. Sato
  • F. Mochimaru
  • T. Kobayashi
  • R. Lizuka
  • S. Kaneko
  • C. Moriwaki
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB)

Abstract

Until recently, any approach for the treatment of male infertility had brought us little satisfactory results, if any. In 1973, Stüttgen showed that kallikrein increased the number of sperm in patients with oligospermia. Since then, many clinical studies have been performed successively with promising results (Schill, 1974). These findings have prompted a similar investigation in oligospermic patients and asthenospermic patients in our clinic to test the effectiveness of kallikrein on semen parameters. We have performed artificial insemination with husband’s semen for the treatment of male infertility, but conception rate has not been improved as we expected.

Keywords

Sperm Motility Seminal Plasma Sperm Count Male Infertility Artificial Insemination 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Sato
    • 1
  • F. Mochimaru
    • 1
  • T. Kobayashi
    • 1
  • R. Lizuka
    • 1
  • S. Kaneko
    • 2
  • C. Moriwaki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyKeio Univ.Shinjuku-ku, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Science University of TokyoShinjuku-ku, TokyoJapan

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