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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2007 | Volume: 10 | Issue: 21 | Page No.: 3870-3874
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2007.3870.3874
Cigarette Smoking and the Risk of Male Infertility
A. Hosseinzadeh Colagar , G.A. Jorsaraee and E. Tahmasbpour Marzony

Abstract:
In this research we investigated the effect of cigarette smoking on sperm parameters both before and after swim-up. Semen sample provided from fertile smoker (n = 25), fertile nonsmoker (n = 21), infertile smoker (n = 23) and infertile nonsmoker men (n = 32). Semen analysis was performed manually according to the World Health Organization (WHO) standards guidelines. Present research showed that sperm parameters quality in smoker men was approximately lower than nonsmoker men. As well as present research showed that cigarette smoking has dose dependent effect on sperm parameters, but this effect was not significant. Therefore, it appears that cigarette smoking is associated with reduced sperm quality and the risk of idiopathic male infertility in smoker men.
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How to cite this article:

A. Hosseinzadeh Colagar , G.A. Jorsaraee and E. Tahmasbpour Marzony , 2007. Cigarette Smoking and the Risk of Male Infertility. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 10: 3870-3874.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2007.3870.3874

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2007.3870.3874

 
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