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- ‘To determine if ejaculatory duct obstruction exists, transrectal ultrasonography is indicated in patients who are azoospermic with palpable vasa and low ejaculate volumes.’
- ‘The type of chromosomal aberrations detected in the azoospermic and oligozoospermic men are given in Table I.’
- ‘Pericentric inversion of chromosome 9 was seen in one azoospermic patient.’
- ‘In azoospermic men sperm can be retrieved surgically from the epididymis (percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration) or from the testis itself (testicular sperm aspiration or extraction).’
- ‘Constitutional chromosome abnormalities were identified in 14.3 per cent of azoospermic and 6.5 per cent of oligozoospermic men, with an overall rate of 10.2 per cent.’
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