Urologic Survey

Male Infertility as A Window to Health


  • Emre Bakırcıoğlu

J Urol Surg 2019;6(3):262-262


Male factor infertility thought to affect approximately 50% of infertile couples worldwide. In the literature, there is a growing body of evidence that suggest associations between male infertility and other medical conditions such as oncological, cardiovascular, autoimmune, and other chronic diseases.  Although the exact nature of these associations remains unclear, it has been hypothesized that genetic, developmental, and lifestyle-based factors might play a role. This review article provides overall knowledge of the relationship between male infertility and men’s health in the literature.