Spermatogenesis in Patients with β-Thalassaemia major and intermedia
Treatment of thalassaemia has improved to the exent that about 55 % of boys and girls with homozygous β-thalassaemia now enter puberty normally with the assurance of greater longevity and with the prospect of future marriage. For these reasons, many new problems are emerging to challenge doctors who care for patients with thalassaemia. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the fertility potential of thalassaemic men who have achieved full sexual maturation, either spontaneously or on treatment with gonadotrophins.
KeywordsLuteinizing Hormone Sperm Motility Sperm Count Serum Ferritin Level Testicular Volume
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