Study Selection Initially, we reviewed the titles and abstracts to ascertain the potential fit with the inclusion criteria. Reproduction or making a baby is a simple and natural experience for most couples. Our study could not identify the association between CBP and the duration of semen liquefaction, because only two studies reported these effects, which limited the statistical power. Chronic prostatitis is a very common disease in the male genitourinary system. Some reports have associated chronic prostatitis, mainly of infectious origin, with abnormalities in semen quality and function Schoor, A random-effects model or, in the absence of heterogeneity, a fixed-effects model was used to combine the study-specific SMDs and compute the summary SMD.
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The role of the prostate in male fertility, health and disease.
How common is male infertility? Ina study showed that the mean reactive oxygen species ROS and total antioxidant capacity ROS-TAC score of the healthy males was significantly higher than that of patients with chronic prostatitis Origin, characterization and fertility potential of abnormal sperm phenotypes in infertile men. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. We thank the many patients who took part in this study and Paula Icely for technical assistance. Sperm motility is essential for fertilization, and there is a moderate correlation between sperm motility and sperm chromatin as well as mitochondria, structure and function 27 Additional, studies with larger number of subjects are needed.