Current Scenario on Genetic Basis of Infertility- A Review

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Acta Medica International,2015,2,2,149-154.
Published:July 2015
Type:Review Article

Current Scenario on Genetic Basis of Infertility- A Review

Vishram Singh1, Rohini Pakhiddey2
 

1Department of Anatomy, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Delhi-NCR, India,

2Department of Anatomy, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Delhi-NCR, India

Abstract:

Infertility is an emerging major health issue affecting the physical, psychological and social status of the general population across the globe. There are innumerable causes of infertility, viz., ovarian and testicular disorders, advanced maternal age, obesity, chromosomal abnormalities etc. Most of these causes are linked to the genetic disorders. With recent advances in the field of reproductive biology, it has become imperative to have a concise knowledge of the genetic basis of infertility, for better outcome in Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART).