Male Fertility

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi reviews abstract for SLS minimally invasive surgery week

As an expert in robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was privileged to review abstracts for the 2020 minimally invasive surgery week at the Society of Lapraroendoscopic Surgeons meeting.  Dr. Kavoussi states, “It is always a pleasure to have such opportunities to review scientific research abstracts in minimally invasive surgery and getting […]

Tips for Couples to Maximize Their Fertility

Couples seeking fertility help to start a family should know that lifestyle, diet, and health can impact the ability to conceive. The steps that they take before, during and after fertility treatments may improve their odds of getting pregnant.

The results of fertility treatments may be more positive when the couple keeps their overall health […]

Journal of Urology commentary on robotic vasectomy reversal

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was one of the three selected specialists in robot assisted vasectomy reversal invited to write about the pros of this technique in an article in the medical journal Fertility & Sterility.  The Journal of Urology recently published a commentary on this article commenting on robot assisted vasectomy reversal.  Dr. Kavoussi, a […]

Long term efficacy and safety of treatment for low T in a fertility preserving manner

A longstanding dilemma in male fertility is how to treat men with low testosterone in a manner that is not bad for their fertility.  With the growing population of men in the US being diagnosed with hypogonadism (low testosterone) every year, a larger group of men in the age range where they still want […]

Long term safety and effectiveness of treating low testosterone in fertility preserving manner

There are 13.1 million men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone, or hypogonadism, annually. Many men seek treatment but the traditional testosterone replacement options such as topical gels, injections, pellets, and patches suppress sperm production and can have an adverse impact on a man’s fertility. Off-label use of a SERM, an oral […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi recognized as a top reviewer by multiple scientific journals

A crucial component of the advancement of medical science in an evidence-based manner to help optimize practice patterns for the best patient care is through the publication of scientific medical journal articles.  As an expert in male fertility, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is a peer-reviewer of studies submitted for publication to over a dozen of […]

Intranasal testosterone replacement with the potential to not suppress sperm production

Traditionally, men who want to maintain fertility potential or are trying to achieve a pregnancy with their spouse/partner have been deterred from being on testosterone replacement for low testosterone.  The reason for this is that all of the classic testosterone replacement medications including topical gels, injections, patches, and pellets, suppress the signaling command hormones […]

Male Fertility Cryopreservation Prior to Gonadotoxic Treatment

Men and adolescents who are undergoing medical treatments that might negatively affect their future fertility may want to consider sperm cryopreservation. Although such measures have been available since at least the 1970s, these options tend to be underutilized by men who are faced with gonadotoxic treatment.

Gonadotoxic treatment generally refers to any medical procedures that […]

Sperm Quality and Chemotherapy

A study published by the Annals of Oncology concluded that men who have received one course of chemotherapy for early stage testicular cancer are unlikely to see a detrimental effect on their sperm count and quality.

Several previous studies found that men with more advanced testicular cancer who have undergone more than one treatment of chemotherapy or radiotherapy […]

Semen Analysis App vs. Laboratory Testing

Smartphones are assuming an increasingly large role in most people’s lives. If you have a curiosity about a certain subject, chances are good that there’s an app that will help you explore it.

This is the case with certain apps that are related to male fertility. Specifically, apps that are designed to perform semen analysis […]