Effect of Toxic Compounds in the Environment onReproduction


Authors: P. Drbohlav 1;  V. Bencko 2;  J. Mašata 1;  S. Jirsová 1
Authors‘ workplace: 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. 1
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2004, , č. 1 s. 20-26
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Objective:
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.

Key words:
xenobiothics, human reproduction, infertility

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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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