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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of microsurgical inguinal varicocele repair in nonobstructive azoospermic men with palpable varicocele and to determine predictive parameters of outcome. METHODS After standard diagnostic evaluation, 24 pellet (-) completely azoospermic men and 14 pellet (+) virtually azoospermic men underwent microsurgical inguinal(More)
PURPOSE We assessed how varicocelectomy alters semen quality in a large cohort of infertile men and determined whether it can change patient candidacy for assisted reproductive technology procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cohort of 540 infertile men with clinical palpable varicocele underwent microsurgical varicocelectomy and were followed more than 1(More)
INTRODUCTION During the last decades numerous prognostic factors have been studied for predicting survival of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Platelet count has previously been reported to correlate with prognosis in RCC. The aim of the this study was to evaluate the significance of thrombocytosis in determining prognosis in patients with localized RCC who(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of diet induced obesity on semen parameters and serum antioxidant enzyme levels. MATERIAL AND METHODS Six-week-old male rats were randomized into three groups are as follows: group 1 (n=10) received a control diet, group 2 (n=9) received a high-fat diet and group 3 (n=11) received high-fat diet(More)
Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) arising from within the urinary bladder is exceptionally rare. A 45-year-old man having the symptoms of left groin pain, vague suprapubic discomfort and frequency was admitted to our clinic. Pelvic tomography revealed a tumor in the bladder wall measuring 4 × 3 cm and was not clearly distinct from the lower abdominal wall. Partial(More)
BACKGROUND Fournier's gangrene (FG) is an extensive fulminant infection of the genitals, perineum or the abdominal wall. The aim of this study is to share our experience with the management of this difficult infectious disease. METHODS Thirty-three male patients were admitted to our clinic with the diagnosis of FG between February 1988 and December 2003.(More)
AIM To compare the effects of coronary artery bypass operation with or without extracorporeal circulation on serum total prostate-specific antigen levels. METHODS Seventy-six men with a mean age of 57.04+/-9.27 years (range 44-77 years), who underwent coronary artery bypass surgery were enrolled to the study. In 50 patients (Group I), coronary(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in children that are exposed to sexual abuse. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty-two patients, including 8 male and 44 female children/adolescents presented with sexual abuse to the outpatient clinics were evaluated retrospectively (group 1). In group 1, the subjects were categorized into sexual touch(More)
To evaluate the degree of pain associated with renal colic and primary dysmenorrhea using objective and subjective measurements. In total, 60 subjects participated in this study. There were 20 subjects in the renal colic group (average age 24.45 ± 2.35 years), 20 subjects in the primary dysmenorrhea group (average age 23.75 ± 1.86 years), and 20 subjects in(More)
The effects of squamous and/or glandular differentiation in urothelial carcinoma of bladder on recurrence, progression and survival rate were evaluated in this study. Between 1998 and 2003, a total of 223 patients who had been treated with transurethral resection for bladder cancers were evaluated. The patients were divided into two groups as; Group I:(More)