High doses of nandrolone decanoate reduce volume of testis and length of seminiferous tubules in rats.

@article{Noorafshan2005HighDO,
  title={High doses of nandrolone decanoate reduce volume of testis and length of seminiferous tubules in rats.},
  author={Ali Noorafshan and Saied Karbalay-Doust and Fakhrodin Mesbah Ardekani},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  year={2005},
  volume={113 2},
  pages={122-5}
}
Anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) compounds rank among the drugs most widely abused with the goal of improving athletic ability, appearance, or muscle mass. It has been shown that these compounds have adverse effects on human and animal physiology and sperm quality, but quantitative structural changes of the testis have received less attention. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of nandrolone decanoate, which is one of the AAS compounds, on testis weight and volume… CONTINUE READING