What is azoospermia? Doctors speak of azoospermia when no sperm are found in the semen. Men with azoospermia are infertile. However, those affected do not have to completely abandon their desire to become fathers. There are procedures that make pregnancy possible, such as hormone therapy or performing a testicular biopsy to extract spermatozoa that can be used for assisted reproduction.
Fertility and pregnancy
What are aneuplodies? The cells of the human body contain 23 pairs of chromosomes (46 chromosomes in total). Half of these 46 chromosomes come from the mother and the other half from the father. Chromosomes contain our genetic material with all the information necessary for the correct development and functioning of the organism. The chromosome pairs 1 to 22 are
What is fetal DNA testing in maternal blood? Fetal DNA testing, also known as non-invasive prenatal testing, is used to clarify some genetic diseases of the foetus from maternal blood. In particular, these foetal DNA tests are used to analyse the most common trisomies and numerical alterations of the sex chromosomes. In some cases they also detect other chromosomal abnormalities
What is infertility? Infertility is a multifactorial disorder that affects approximately 15 per cent of couples of reproductive age. The causes of infertility are equally attributable to men and women. It can be defined as the inability to achieve or complete a pregnancy after a period of one year of sexual intercourse without contraception. What are the causes of fertility