Infertility Due to Azoospermia Clinical Trial
Role of Transrectal-ultrasound in Evaluation of Azoospermia
Azoospermia is a word meaning to ejaculates with no spermatozoa without a definite underlying cause .1% of men has azoospermia, representing nearly 10 to 15% of all infertile men. The azoospermia is a major concern in our community. There is no actual epidemiological studies to estimate the actual numbers in Egypt. Azoospermia has several classifications, pre-testicular, testicular & post-testicular cause .The semen analysis is the main investigation done for these patient .The treatment methods range from hormonal therapy to surgery or ICSI . The imaging modalities has developed greatly in the last 3 decades. That it became in several setting as a bedside test or investigation. The main modalities used in azoospermia are scrotal ultrasound, TRUS and MRI. The first TRUS was introduced 1957.