Is serum vitamin D level a risk factor for idiopathic male fertility?


Horsanali M. O., EREN H., Caglayan A., Issil Y.

JOURNAL OF MENS HEALTH, vol.18, no.4, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.31083/jomh.2021.138
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MENS HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Keywords: Infertility, Vitamin D, Testosterone, Semen, Spermiogram, TESTOSTERONE, ASSOCIATION, RECEPTOR, HORMONES, QUALITY, CALCIUM
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Idiopathic male infertility is a health problem that is increasingly common worldwide. Aetiology of idiopathic male infertility is still controversial. In this cross-sectional retrospective study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between serum vitamin D level and sperm quality in patients with idiopathic male infertility.