Reply from Authors re: Christian Leiber, Ulrich Wetterauer. The Cigarette and the Sperm: A Fatal Liaison? Eur Urol 2016;70:646-7: The Cigarette and the Sperm: Causality Dilemma no more? Academic Article uri icon

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  • Reply from Authors re: Christian Leiber, Ulrich Wetterauer. The Cigarette and the Sperm: A Fatal Liaison? Eur Urol 2016; 70: 646 cigarette smoking and reduced sperm function and male infertility are correlated by these mechanisms. In summary, the value of this analysis is limited because no information on clinical outcomes like pregnancy rates, birth rates, or results of assisted reproductive technology procedures is given. The major limitation of this study is the fact that moderate reduction of sperm quality parameters does not necessarily …

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  • January 1, 2016