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Investigation of fertility problems 

Investigation of fertility problems
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Investigation of fertility problems
Author(s):

Enda McVeigh

, John Guillebaud

, and Roy Homburg

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199650682.003.0012
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date: 05 May 2021

Introduction

Investigation of the male partner

Investigation of the female partner

Investigation of a possible mechanical factor

Further reading

The aim of the investigation of the infertile couple is to find the cause(s) of the problem and treat accordingly. Both investigation and treatment are logical stepwise processes. A ‘blunderbuss’ approach may sometimes be successful, but it is not the most efficient, safe, and economical way to approach the problem....

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