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Original Article

Male Infertility Rate in Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Chaitrali G Golatker, Santrupti P Katti, Niranjan A Kedar, Skandhan P Kalanghot, Sukumar N Nandigoudar, Sreenivasa B Prasad

Keywords : Case records, Male infertility, Retrospective study, Semen examination

Citation Information : Golatker CG, Katti SP, Kedar NA, Kalanghot SP, Nandigoudar SN, Prasad SB. Male Infertility Rate in Belagavi, Karnataka, India. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2019; 10 (1):1-3.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1175

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Introduction: Infertility is an alarming issue in medical practice. This retrospective study is aimed to find out male infertility rate in this area, Belagavi, India. Materials and methods: Case records (2010–2017) on semen examination carried out in Sristi Fertility Centre of KAHER's Ayurveda Hospital and Medical Research Centre were evaluated on established standard basis. Results: The total number of case records was 627. Among them 62% were infertile. Majority of infertile men were with oligozoospermia (31.41%). Conclusion: This retrospective study invites serious attention of health authorities on this aspect.

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