Adolescent varicocele: improved sperm function after varicocelectomy.

  title={Adolescent varicocele: improved sperm function after varicocelectomy.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Iran Medeiros Lacerda and Paula Toni Del Giudice and Barbara Ferreira da Silva and Marc{\'i}lio Nichi and Roberta Maria Fariello and Renato Fraietta and Adriana Ester Restelli and Camile Garcia Blumer and R P Bertolla and Agnaldo Pereira Cedenho},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={95 3},
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of varicocelectomy on sperm function (DNA integrity and mitochondrial activity) and levels of lipid peroxidation in seminal plasma of adolescents. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Patients recruited from a local public school. PATIENT(S) Adolescents (14-19 years old), Tanner stages IV or V with varicocele grades II or III, attending a local public school. INTERVENTION(S) Two semen collections with a one week interval between collections before bilateral… CONTINUE READING


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