Peer Reviewed Journals
- Incidence of Uterine Rupture Among Women With Mullerian Duct Anomalies who Attempt Vaginal Birth After Cesarean
- Impact of Body Mass Index (BMI) and Fat Mass Index (FMI) on Precision of DXA Body Composition Measurements of Lean Mass (LM), Fat Mass (FM) and Visceral Adipose Tissue (VAT)
- Walk From Obesity - Interview with Dr. Debra Ravasia - Part 1 - Unique Skill Set of the Obesity Physician
June 01, 2006
Infertility occurs when there has been sexual activity for one year without a pregnancy occurring, in the absence of contraception. It affects 10% of couples. Traditionally, infertility has been thought of as a female problem, and it is typically women who approach the health care system for help with this “couple’s problem”. It is now generally accepted that 30-40% of infertility is in whole or in part due to a male factor.
Infertility has three main causes: (1) ovulation problems; (2) tubal problems; (3) male factor. Each factor contributes approximately 1/3 to infertility as a whole. About 10% of infertility has no obvious cause. In this publication, Dr. Debra Ravasia discusses specifically male factor infertility.