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As women’s biological clocks tick seemingly faster than men’s, it’s fairly common for men to get taken out of the infertility picture.
Men’s Health Melbourne a urologist and male fertility microsurgeon, Dr Darren Katz, claims lack of education has increased the stereotype of infertility always falling into the woman’s hands.
A live demonstration by Dr Darren Katz at a urology conference held delegates’ attention and broke their hearts at the same time.
Mr Darren Katz is a urological surgeon who serves as Medical Director of Men’s Health Melbourne. He is a very approachable urologist who understands the importance of providing patients with the highest standards of multi-disciplinary care.
By: MR DARREN KATZ
Urological surgeon, male fertility
microsurgeon; Men’s Health Melbourne
FERTILITY is a particularly pertinent consideration for adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer at an age when they might not have considered future fatherhood.
Heard of walk in, walk out vasectomies and wondered if the process is really that simple?
It’s said to be relatively painless, and only require 10 minutes at the doctor’s office.
Do men really avoid the doctor?
It’s often said that men avoid the doctor. Some believe men don’t want to ask for help or admit something’s wrong, while others claim men simply ignore signs of poor health.
Urological and Prosthetic Surgeon and Medical Director of Men’s Health Melbourne, Mr Darren Katz, commented on the research saying, “Although several studies have demonstrated that for men with non-obstructive azoospermia the best chance of sperm retrieval is with a microdissection testicular sperm exploration (Micro-TESE), few studies have looked at the actual live birth rate after Micro-TESE.
Mr Darren Katz is a urological surgeon who serves as Medical Director of Men’s Health Melbourne and works with the team at Bayside Urology. He is a very approachable urologist who understands the importance of providing patients with the highest standards of care.
The popular scientific magazine – Cosmos, asks Mr Katz to comment on some of the latest research.
Men who have surgery for prostate cancer struggle to get proper advice about, or effective treatment for, its terrible side effects, writes Bettina Arndt.
Janet was thrilled. The 50-year-old single mum wrote in great excitement when she first met her new partner online. But within a few weeks I received another email from the Sydney woman: ‘‘I can’t ask my mother or best friend about this and don’t know where else to go.
New York— Evidence continues to accumulate that clomiphene citrate (Clomid), approved in the U.S. for the treatment of ovulatory dysfunction in women, may be an effective therapeutic option for men with hypogonadism.
Victorian Fellow Mr Darren Katz will be one of the first urologists in Australia and New Zealand to have completed a Fellowship in andrology, prosthetics, sexual and reproductive urology and male infertility. Mr Katz spent from July 2011 to June 2012 working at two of the most prestigious medical centres in the US – the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center (NYP/WCMC).