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Immune-related disease before and after vasectomy: an epidemiological database study.

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BACKGROUND: Vasectomy can be followed by an autoimmune-antibody response. We aimed to determine whether men with immune-related diseases were more or less likely than others to have a vasectomy and then to determine whether vasectomy is associated with the subsequent development of immune-related diseases. METHODS: A database of linked records of hospital statistics was analysed. By comparing a population of men who underwent vasectomy with a reference population, we calculated the rate ratio...

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10.1093/humrep/dem010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Author
Journal:
Human reproduction (Oxford, England)
Volume:
22
Issue:
5
Pages:
1273-1278
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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1460-2350
ISSN:
0268-1161
URN:
uuid:009240dd-2180-4a4e-9e22-112072207216
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162698
Local pid:
pubs:162698

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