Sperm Quality in Consecutive Sperm Samples After 4-7 Days and 2 Hours of Sexual Abstinence
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Treatments||2-7 days of sexual abstinence, 2 hours of sexual abstinence|
|Start date||April 2014|
|End date||January 2016|
|Trial size||43 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02667080, N-20140023|
The main purpose of the study is to assess to which degree a series of sperm parameters known to be associated with fertilization and implantation potential in artificial reproductive technology (ART) differ in consecutive sperm samples produced after 2-7 days and 2 hours of sexual abstinence in males from couples referring for ART treatment.
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
|Primary purpose||basic science|
Routine semen quality assessment
time frame: After liquefaction (30-35 minutes after ejaculation)
Outcome of ART treatments
time frame: up to one year after the sampling
Male participants from 18 years up to 50 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - male age between 18 and 50 - able to understand and read Danish Exclusion Criteria: - complete azospermia - significant psychological illness - significant cardiovascular disease
|Official title||Parameters of Sperm Quality in Consecutive Sperm Samples From Males Partners of Couples Seeking Treatment for Infertility|
|Principal investigator||Hiva Alipour, D.V.M.|
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