Age-related differences in testicular microcirculation.


Different aspects of testicular microcirculation were studied in rats aged 20, 24 or 90 days, in order to determine if maturational changes in the testis could influence its vasculature. Using laser Doppler flowmetry, it was found that vasomotion was not present in 20-day-old rats, but it could be induced by hCG-treatment given 32 h prior to flow… (More)