Association Study Between Periodontal Disease and Male Infertility

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01140945
First received: June 9, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The aim of the present study is to examine the association between fertility parameters and the periodontal status of men attending fertility and in vitro fertilization clinic.


Condition
Periodontitis
Sub-fertility

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Periodontal Status of Males Attending in Vitro Fertilization Clinic

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Positive association between periodontitis and infertility

Groups/Cohorts
Males attending in vitro fertilization clinic

Detailed Description:

An association has been found between periodontal diseases and preterm low birth weight, coronary heart disease, and cerebral infarction. Anaerobic gram negative bacterial plaque that forms subgingivally is the direct causative factor for the development of Gingivitis and Periodontitis.

However, its possible association with male infertility have not yet been investigated.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Males attending in vitro fertiliztion clinic

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Consent to participate in study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Systemic uncontrolled disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01140945

Locations
Israel
Hadassah medical organization
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

No publications provided by Hadassah Medical Organization

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Avigdor Klinger DMD, PhD, Department of Periodontology, Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01140945     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Klinger-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: June 9, 2010
Last Updated: June 9, 2010
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infertility, Male
Periodontal Diseases
Periodontitis
Infertility
Genital Diseases, Male
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female

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