Ejaculatory duct obstruction: the case for aggressive diagnosis and treatment.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Ejaculatory duct obstruction is considered a rare cause of infertility. Based on the results of treatment in our 5 patients and a review of 14 additional well documented cases we were able to classify these patients prognostically. Whereas congenital and acquired noninfectious obstructions are amenable to a transurethral operation in as many as 57 to 67 per cent of the cases, all obstructions secondary to genital infections failed treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goldwasser, BZ; Weinerth, JL; Carson, CC

Published Date

  • November 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 134 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 964 - 966

PubMed ID

  • 4057387

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)47550-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States