Impact of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition Therapy on Sperm Quality of Patients With Crohn's Disease

NCT ID: NCT02233062


Title
Impact of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition Therapy on Sperm Quality of Male Patients With Crohn's Disease
Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of enteral nutrition therapy on sperm quality of patients with crohn's disease.
Details
The highest age- and sex-adjusted incidence rates for Crohn's Disease (CD) occur during the peak reproductive years. In addition, gastroenterologists frequently advise and manage patients with CD who desire to conceive. Enteral nutrition therapy is effective for induction and maintenance of remission in reproductive age men with CD. However, there is no available data on the effects of enteral nutrition therapy on semen quality. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of enteral nutrition therapy on sperm quality of patients with CD.
Conditions
Crohn's Disease
Keywords
Crohn's Disease, semen quality, enteral nutrition, CDAI score higher than 150
Source
Jinling Hospital, China
Sponsors
Jinling Hospital, China
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
04 Sep 2014
URL
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Locations
China