Sperm DNA damage is a leading cause of male infertility
Healthy sperm DNA improves the chances of a successful pregnancy
Sperm DNA damage reduces the chances of natural pregnancy
Sperm DNA damage reduces the likelihood of success of both IVF and ICSI
High levels of sperm damage can more than double the risk of miscarriage
Good quality sperm increases the likelihood of the development of a healthy baby
The most accurate fertility tests available for men over and above semen analysis.
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Dr Vivienne Hall, Consultant Fertility Specialist at Harley Street Fertility Clinic, is keen to investigate couples as thoroughly as possible before embarking on assisted conception cycles. She joins us to discuss the latest developments in sperm DNA fragmentation testing.
Dr. James Hotaling, Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Director of Men’s Health at University of Utah speaks to Professor Lewis about the latest developments in sperm selection and the impact this can have on fertility.
For too long men have been relegated to the side-lines of fertility treatment. Dr John Sullivan, Senior Registrar in Urology, St James’ Hospital Dublin and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, joins us to explore what advances are needed to provide equality of care for men and women wanting to start a family.