Impact of clinical varicocele and testis size on seminal reactive oxygen species levels in a fertile population: a prospective controlled study.

@article{Cocuzza2008ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of clinical varicocele and testis size on seminal reactive oxygen species levels in a fertile population: a prospective controlled study.},
  author={Mariana Amora Cocuzza and Kelly Silveira Athayde and Ashok Agarwal and Rodrigo Pagani and Suresh C Sikka and Ant{\^o}nio Marmo Lucon and Miguel Srougi and Jorge Hallak},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={1103-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate: 1) the impact of clinical varicocele on reactive oxygen species (ROS) levels in neat and washed semen in a proven fertile population; and 2) the correlation between ROS levels, testicular volume, and varicocele grade in the same population of fertile men. DESIGN Prospective controlled clinical study. SETTING Andrology laboratory at tertiary-care hospital. PATIENT(S) One hundred fourteen healthy fertile men (81 normal fertile and 33 fertile with clinical… CONTINUE READING
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