Tag Archives: Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration

Around 1 to 2 percent of men suffer from azoospermia, which means that they do not produce sperm on ejaculation. Among these men, about 50% suffer from obstructive azoospermia, a condition where the sperm is produced in the testicles but could not enter the ejaculate due to a blockage. Men with this kind of infertility problem must undergo a surgical procedure for the sperm to be extracted from the epididymis which is the storage of mature sperm, or the testicles where sperm are produced.