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Table 1 All cohort demographics for those couples with successful and unsuccessful TESE

From: Can preoperative parameters predict successful sperm retrieval and live birth in couples undergoing testicular sperm extraction and intracytoplasmic sperm injection for azoospermia?

Characteristic All couples (n=414) Successful TESE (n=223) Unsuccessful TESE (n=191)
Male age, median years (IQR) 33 (30-37) 33 (30-38) 32 (29-35)
Female age, median years (IQR) 31 (28-34) 31 (28-34) 30 (27-32)
Male hormonal profile
 FSH (IU/L), median (IQR) 6.8 (4.0-13.9) 5.0 (3.0-7.8) 12.6 (6.6-24.1)
 LH (IU/L), median (IQR) 5.6 (3.7-7.9)a 4.5 (3.3-6.1) 7.1 (5.1-10.1)
 Testosterone (nmol/L), median (IQR) 13.0 (10.0-16.8)b 13.1 (9.7-16.7) 13.0 (10.4-16.9)
 Testicular volume ≥15ml, n (%) 282 171 (76.7) 111 (58.1)
 Testicular volume <15ml, n (%) 136 52 (23.3) 80 (41.9)
  1. a30 not known
  2. b62 not known
  3. Live birth was defined as at least one live birth outcome during treatment at our unit including all cycles of ICSI