Monthly Archives: July 2018

The impact of testicular torsion on a man’s future fertility

Testicular torsion is an abnormal twisting of the testicle and spermatic cord resulting in severe pain and a lack of blood flow to the testicle.  Although testicular torsion can occur at any age, the peak incidence is between 12 and 18 years of age.  One out of every 4,000 men below the age of […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi’s research on medications to treat low T in a fertility preserving manner presented at AUA.

There are over 13 million men who are newly diagnosed with low testosterone annually in the United States.  A big challenge in treating these men, is that giving men traditional testosterone replacement therapy such as topical gels or injections suppresses sperm production and can impact a man’s fertility.  A commonly used off label medication […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi presents AFRM’s research on factors impacting couple’s decision making between vasectomy reversal and sperm retrieval/IVF at the AUA meeting.

The American Urological Association national meeting was held in San Francisco this year and there were over 16,000 urologists who attended it from all over the world.  Dr. Parviz Kavoussi had the opportunity to present AFRM’s work on evaluating the factors that impact couple’s decision making when the male partner has previously had a […]