electroejaculation


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electroejaculation

 [e-lek″tro-e-jak″u-la´shun]
electrical stimulation via the rectum to produce an ejaculation of semen; this is commonly used for spinal cord injury or testicular cancer patients who cannot ejaculate and are attempting artificial insemination. It may also be used for those with abdominal injuries, multiple sclerosis, diabetic neuropathy, and anejaculation from other causes, both physical and psychogenic.

electroejaculation

(ĭ-lĕk″trō-ē-jăk″ū-lā′shŭn) [″ + L. ejaculare, to throw out]
The retrieval of semen by electrical stimulation of the prostate. Electroejaculation is used to obtain sperm from men who are unable to ejaculate, e.g., because of spinal cord injury. It has also been used in veterinary medicine.
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The stress response of frequently electroejaculated rams to electroejaculation: hormonal, physiological, biochemical, haematological and behavioural parameters.
Electroejaculation applies electrical current through the rectum in patients with SCL who do not respond successfully to PVS, by stimulating the nerves and smooth muscles of the prostate with seminal vesicles, as well as pelvic muscles.
Use of internal artificial vaginas for breeding soundness evaluation in range bulls: an alternative for electroejaculation allowing observation of sex drive and mating ability.
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Sperm characteristics and in vitro fertilization ability of thawed spermatozoa from Black Manchega ram: electroejaculation and post-mortem collection.
Rams that did not show libido at some point of the trial period were subjected to electroejaculation [13].
Other options include surgical intervention, pharmacologic means, or minimally invasive therapies, such as electroejaculation for anejaculatory infertility.
(5) Fertility treatments including electroejaculation and vibrator stimulation have been reported to be associated with increased blood pressure assumed to be part of a dysreflexia reaction.
A preliminary technique for electroejaculation of agouti (Dasyprocta leporina).
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