ΠΜΣ Περιβάλλον και Υγεία. Διαχείριση Περιβαλλοντικών Θεμάτων με Επιπτώσεις στην ΥγείαLibrary of the School of Health Sciences
Καλαχάνης Κωνσταντίνος, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Νικολοπούλου-Σταμάτη Πολυξένη, Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Αθανασιάδου Α.Μ., Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Αναπαραγωγικά Προβλήματα: Διερεύνηση Επαγγελματικής και Περιβαλλοντικής Έκθεσης
Reproductive Problems: Investigation of Professional and Environmental Report
Introduction: Infertility is a problem facing a considerable number of couples in recent years. There is a wide variety of factors that may affect a couple's fertility. Human exposure to chemical and toxic substances in the workplace and the environment may affect reproductive capacity.
Purpose: To investigate the impact of professional and environmental factors on human fertility.
Material-Method: A retrospective study was conducted on one hundred and thirty-four (134) couples who came to the Assisted Reproduction Department - IVF << ELENA VENIZELOU >> during the three-year period 2010-2012 (1.1.2010-31.12. 2012) for the purpose of IVF.
The information gathered related to gender, age, nationality, place of residence, occupation, diagnosis of the health problem faced by one or, where appropriate, both partners, IVF efforts and the outcome of the effort. For statistic analysis of the data, x2 control and simple fluctuation analysis were used
Results: From the specimen studied, it was found that: (a) the effect of IVF is not differentiated according to gender, (b) in Greek, IVF shows that it has seven times more success than foreigners, (c) are on average larger than women, (d) the diagnosis does not appear to be related to the place of residence and the profession; (e) the effect of the IVF attempt does not appear to be related: (i) to the one of the two partners; infertility, (ii) the profession, (iii) the number of attempts.
Fertility, Male and female infertility, Environmental and occupational exposure, Review
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