Effect of Toxic Compounds in the Environment onReproduction
P. Drbohlav 1; V. Bencko 2; J. Mašata 1; S. Jirsová 1
Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika, 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. J. Živný, DrSc. 2Ústav hygieny a epidemiologie, 1. LF UK, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. V. Bencko, DrSc.
Čes. Gynek.2004, , č. 1 s. 20-26
To summarize the ﬁ ndings about the inﬂ uence of some xenobiotics on human reproduction,especially infertility.Type of study: Review article.Setting: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles Universityand the General Faculty Hospital, PragueMethods: Analysis of literature.Results: A review about the inﬂ uence of some xenobiotics on human reproduction was given.In some there is a possible negative inﬂ uence on the results of in vitro fertilisation program. Itis a question of hormone disruptors, some haevy metals, some organic solvents, pesticides andsmoking of cigarettes.Conclusion: In most of these xenobiotics there is direct evidence of their negative inﬂ uence onreproduction and the results of in vitro fertilisation program. Therefore it is worth to continuein this evaluation.
xenobiothics, human reproduction, infertility
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