Prostatitis and male infertility - Abstract

The prostate gland plays an important role in male reproduction.

Inflammation of the prostate gland (prostatitis) is a common health problem affecting many young and middle aged men. Prostatitis is considered a correctable cause of male infertility, but the pathophysiology and appropriate treatment options of prostatitis in male infertility remain unclear. This literature review will focus on current data regarding prostatitis and its impact on male infertility.

Written by:
Alshahrani S, McGill J, Agarwal A.   Are you the author?
Center for Reproductive Medicine and Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA; Salman Bin Abdulaziz University, College of Medicine, P.O. Box: 173, Alkharj 11942, Saudi Arabia.

Reference: J Reprod Immunol. 2013 Aug 9. pii: S0165-0378(13)00074-0.
doi: 10.1016/j.jri.2013.05.004

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 23938147 Prostatitis Section



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