Anti-oxidative Influence From Pomegranate Tablets on Male Sperm Quality in Couples Undergo Infertility Treatments Due to Male Infertility. (Pomegranate)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01918163|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2013 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : August 7, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2013
Some animal studies revealed that the pomegranate juice may improve sperm quality in terms of concentration, motility and morphology, as well as in fertilization rate.
Minor data is available regarding the influence on male sperm.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Male Infertility With Severe Oligo-terato-asteno-spermia||Dietary Supplement: Pomegranate pills||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||55 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Anti-oxidative Influence From Pomegranate Tablets on Male Sperm Quality in Couples Undergo Infertility Treatments Due to Male Infertility.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 2014|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2014|
No Intervention: No Pills
Patients in this group will not receive Pomegranate pills.
Active Comparator: Pomegranate pills
The reccruited patient will receive pomegranate pills every day for 12 weeks. The control group will not be exposed for the pills.
Dietary Supplement: Pomegranate pills
- pregnancy [ Time Frame: 24 month ]
- ROS (reactive oxidative stress )and Interleukins level in semen fluid [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]The unit for measure the ROS are Micromolar epicatechin equivalent
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01918163
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|Hillel Yaffe Medical Center|
|Hadera, Israel, 38100|
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|Principal Investigator:||Einat Shalom-Paz, MD||Hillel Yaffe Medical center, IVF unit, Hadera, Israel|