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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Descriptive Study To Assess The Contributing Factors Of Infertility And Treatment Modalities Used Among The Infertility Couples

R Uma Maheswari

Keywords : Infertility, Contributing factors, Endocrine disorder

Citation Information : Maheswari RU. A Descriptive Study To Assess The Contributing Factors Of Infertility And Treatment Modalities Used Among The Infertility Couples. 2016; 9 (2):27-29.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-2-27

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the contributing factors of infertility among the infertile couples attending Out Patient Department, to find out the availability of various type of treatment modalities among infertile couples Methods: Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. Result: The Study finding showed that 84 % of the infertile couples comes under primary infertility. 74 % of infertile couples adopted invitro fertilization. The Contributing factors of infertility among infertile couples were endocrine disorder (40%), obstruction or absence of seminal duct (40%). Conclusion: The study concluded that majority of the women were infertile than male. Infertility can be treated and cured and there is a great need to improve the awareness regarding the investigations and treatment modalities of infertility.


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