The Association between Serum Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Levels and the Success of Microdissection Testicular Sperm Extraction in Patients with Azoospermia

Yildirim M. E. , Koc A., Kaygusuz I. C. , Badern H., Karatas O. F. , Cimentepe E., ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.11, no.4, pp.1825-1828, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1825-1828


Purpose: To evaluate the predictive power of luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), testosterone, testicular biopsy histology and male age were evaluated with respect to the success of sperm retrieval in a microdissection testicular sperm extraction (microTESE) procedure, pregnancy and live birth rates.