Gamete preservation before chemotherapyAugust 7, 2017
A big group of people in the reproductive age group are diagnosed with cancer or other such diseases. Oncological patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy run the risk of losing their reproductive potential. An important part of post chemotherapy in both men and women is to maximise quality of their life which includes their reproductive life.
Sperm Donation – What is it?August 29, 2016
Whenever news of Metromale Clinic and Fertility flashes in the newspaper, there are calls from well intentioned, endearing young men asking whether the clinic requires sperm donors. I am pleasantly surprised by these men and their motives often wondering whether there is a touch of altruism here (pun intended). To help matters or make matters worse, the Hindi movie 'Vicky Donor' was a rave adding fuel to fire.
Curvatures of the Penis – Right to Left or Left to RightMarch 14, 2016
The commonest curvature of the penis is the Congenital Penile Curvature which is present right from birth. This is usually caused by an asymmetric development of the covering sheath of the penis (corpora cavernosa). The curve is usually down( ventral). Sometimes the curve is so acute almost to about 90 degrees that young men find it impossible to have sex. This leads to a lot of psychological anxiety.
Sperm Morphology, measuring your sperm’s potential!February 9, 2016
Morphology is usually reported as a percentage of sperm that appear normal when tested during a Semen analysis. Scientifically, morphology is one of the most predictive measures of fertility potential and therapeutic outcome.
Vitamin D Levels and Sperm MotilityJanuary 4, 2016
Of late a lot has been spoken about the role of antioxidants and sperm numbers. Green tea was hyped up to the extent that my patients started filling their gym water bottles with green tea...