A O Hammoud

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels with semen and hormonal parameters
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Asian J Androl 14:855-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Obesity and male infertility: a practical approach
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 30:486-95. 2012
  3. pmc Updates on the relation of weight excess and reproductive function in men: sleep apnea as a new area of interest
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Asian J Androl 14:77-81. 2012
  4. pmc Sleep apnea, reproductive hormones and quality of sexual life in severely obese men
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1118-23. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Association of aromatase (TTTAn) repeat polymorphism length and the relationship between obesity and decreased sperm concentration
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:3146-51. 2010
  6. pmc An aromatase polymorphism modulates the relationship between weight and estradiol levels in obese men
    Ahmad Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Surgery Urology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1734-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Decreased sperm motility is associated with air pollution in Salt Lake City
    Ahmad Hammoud
    University of Utah, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:1875-9. 2010
  8. pmc Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on the sex steroids and quality of life in obese men
    Ahmad Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1329-32. 2009
  9. doi request reprint In vitro fertilization availability and utilization in the United States: a study of demographic, social, and economic factors
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1630-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of sperm preparation techniques by density gradient on intra-individual variation of sperm motility
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 2B200, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Arch Androl 53:349-51. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Association of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels with semen and hormonal parameters
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Asian J Androl 14:855-9. 2012
    ..The adjusted means of various hormonal parameters did not show statistical difference in the different categories of 25OHD. In conclusion, serum vitamin D levels at high and low levels can be negatively associated with semen parameters...
  2. doi request reprint Obesity and male infertility: a practical approach
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 30:486-95. 2012
    ..Among these interventions are weight loss through lifestyle change, relief from sleep apnea, use of aromatase inhibitors, gonadotropin administration, phosphodiesterase inhibitors, and insulin-sensitizing agents...
  3. pmc Updates on the relation of weight excess and reproductive function in men: sleep apnea as a new area of interest
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Asian J Androl 14:77-81. 2012
    ..Men with hypogonadism and infertility should be screened for sleep apnea. Treatment of obesity and sleep apnea improves testosterone levels and erectile function...
  4. pmc Sleep apnea, reproductive hormones and quality of sexual life in severely obese men
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1118-23. 2011
    ..Sleep apnea was associated with reduced sexual quality of life. In summary, sleep apnea negatively affects testosterone levels independent of BMI. Severely obese men had decreased sexual quality of life...
  5. doi request reprint Association of aromatase (TTTAn) repeat polymorphism length and the relationship between obesity and decreased sperm concentration
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:3146-51. 2010
    ..Obesity in men is associated with low sperm count, however, this finding is inconsistent. Here, we describe length of the short tandem repeat aromatase (CYP19A1) polymorphism and its relationship to increased weight and sperm count...
  6. pmc An aromatase polymorphism modulates the relationship between weight and estradiol levels in obese men
    Ahmad Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Surgery Urology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1734-8. 2010
    ..To describe the influence of the TTTA aromatase polymorphism (TTTAn) on the relation between obesity and plasma estradiol (E(2)) in obese men...
  7. doi request reprint Decreased sperm motility is associated with air pollution in Salt Lake City
    Ahmad Hammoud
    University of Utah, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:1875-9. 2010
    ..To study the correlation between indices of air pollution and sperm parameters...
  8. pmc Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on the sex steroids and quality of life in obese men
    Ahmad Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1329-32. 2009
    ..The effect of bariatric surgery on the reproductive function of obese men is not entirely elucidated...
  9. doi request reprint In vitro fertilization availability and utilization in the United States: a study of demographic, social, and economic factors
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1630-5. 2009
    ..To characterize the demographic correlates of IVF availability and utilization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of sperm preparation techniques by density gradient on intra-individual variation of sperm motility
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 2B200, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Arch Androl 53:349-51. 2007
    ..001). However, CV of sperm concentration (44.2 +/- 26.51%) and CV progressively motile sperm (49.2 +/- 28.48%) remained very high after DG. This variability should be reflected in counseling patients undergoing intrauterine insemination...
  11. doi request reprint Quantification of the familial contribution to müllerian anomalies
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:378-84. 2008
    ..To quantify the familial contribution to müllerian anomalies and determine a possible inheritance pattern...
  12. ncbi request reprint Volume change of uterine myomas during pregnancy: do myomas really grow?
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:386-90. 2006
    ..To estimate changes in uterine myoma volume during pregnancy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recurrent pregnancy loss and obstetric outcome
    A O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:28-9. 2007
  14. doi request reprint Male obesity and alteration in sperm parameters
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:2222-5. 2008
    ..To study the effect of male obesity on sperm parameters and erectile dysfunction...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of male obesity on infertility: a critical review of the current literature
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:897-904. 2008
    ..To evaluate the current understanding of the effects and potential mechanisms of obesity on male fertility...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity and male reproductive potential
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Androl 27:619-26. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking in pregnancy revisited: findings from a large population-based study
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1856-62; discussion 1862-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the effect of smoking on the incidence of various pregnancy complications...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of sonographic endometrial patterns and endometrial thickness in the differential diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy
    Ahmad O Hammoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1370-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the usefulness of the endometrial trilaminar pattern and thickness in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with anal sphincter laceration in 40,923 primiparous women
    Peter Baumann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Women s Hospital Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, 3990 John R, 7 Brush North, 166, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:985-90. 2007
    ..Local, pudendal, and epidural analgesia all reduced the risk of anal sphincter laceration. Iatrogenic factors most strongly associated with anal sphincter laceration in primiparous women include routine episiotomy and forceps delivery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor in patients with a previous cesarean section: does maternal age influence the outcome?
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Ste Justine and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1113-8. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of maternal age on the rate of vaginal delivery and the rate of uterine rupture in patients undergoing a trial of labor (TOL) after a prior cesarean delivery...