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Trial to Evaluate Erectile Function, Fertility and Sperm Count in Male Cyclists Compared to Age Matched Controls

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00282477
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2007 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : January 26, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Bicycle riding is associated with related diverse urogenital symptoms ranging from genital numbness to erectile dysfunction (ED). Very little is known about the quality of sperm in cyclists and whether a connection exists between erectile dysfunction and azoospermia.

Condition or disease Phase
Erectile Dysfunction Azoospermia Phase 2

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Controlled Trial to Evaluate Erectile Function, Fertility and Sperm Count in Male Cyclists Compared to Age Matched Controls
Study Start Date : February 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males ages 20-35, with at least 2 years of bicycle riding, at least 2 hours a week.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of prostatic surgery, testicular surgery, or single testis,
  • Patients after chemotherapy,
  • Patients receiving hormonal therapy,
  • Patients receiving alpha blockers for any indication.

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Contacts
Contact: Uri A. Lindner, M.D 972-3-5302413 Uri.Lindner@Sheba.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Chaim Sheba Medical Center Recruiting
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 5261
Sub-Investigator: Uri A. Lindner, M.D         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Igael Madgar, M.D Chaim Sheba Medical Center

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00282477     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-05-4031-IM-CTIL
First Posted: January 26, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
cyclist

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Erectile Dysfunction
Azoospermia
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Genital Diseases, Male
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Mental Disorders
Infertility, Male
Infertility