This year marks the anniversary of the death of Anthony Hirsh FRCS, DObst RCOG, one of the first truly dedicated specialists in male infertility. Tony was passionate about this field, going to great lengths to treat men with azoospermia. Tony was a pioneer in testicular sperm extraction. He implemented the technique of retrieving sperm from the vas deferens and in 1993 achieved the first successful IVF pregnancy using such sperm from a spinal cord injured patient.
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A tribute to Tony Hirsh