1235 IMPACT OF BODY MASS INDEX, AGE AND VARICOCELE ON REPRODUCTIVE HORMONE PROFILE IN ELDERLY MEN

@inproceedings{Yamaake20131235IO,
  title={1235 IMPACT OF BODY MASS INDEX, AGE AND VARICOCELE ON REPRODUCTIVE HORMONE PROFILE IN ELDERLY MEN},
  author={Kleiton Gabriel Ribeiro Yamaçake and Mariadonatella Cocuzza and Fabio Torriceli and Alberto Azoubel Antunes and Rodrigo Pagani and Rodrigo Marcus Cunha Frati and Conrado Alvarenda and Geraldo de Campos Freire and Miguel Srougi},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES: The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased over the decades and also is an issue that affects ageing men. It is generally accepted that men with clinically palpable varicocele are at high risk for a progressive decrease in testosterone levels with time. Although, with ageing, there is a clear decline in androgens resulting in hypogonadism, to our knowledge, no previous study have report the relationship of ageing, obesity and varicocele. The objective of… CONTINUE READING

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