All publications of “Raphael Augusto Saab de Almeida Barros”

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Is there any relation between anthropometric indices and decrease in seminal parameters?

Juliana Christofolini, Raphael Augusto Saab de Almeida Barros, Milton Ghirelli Filho, Denise Maria Christofolini, Bianca Bianco, Caio Parente Barbosa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2781

Objective:To investigate the influence of anthropometric indices on seminal parameters.Methods: Men who underwent treatment for conjugal infertility during the period of October, 2011, to March, 2012, were randomly selected. Patients with any prior diseases related to sperm alterations were excluded. Patients were submitted to an anthropometric evaluation to obtain body mass index, and the seminal analysis was made through a spermogram. Two anthropometric methods of classification were used: body mass index (normal and altered) and abdominal circumference (94cm). Data were […]