Association Study Between Periodontal Disease and Male Infertility
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01140945|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 10, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2010
|Condition or disease|
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.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Official Title:||Periodontal Status of Males Attending in Vitro Fertilization Clinic|
|Males attending in vitro fertilization clinic|
- Positive association between periodontitis and infertility
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01140945
|Hadassah medical organization|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91120|