Influence of inguinal hernia mesh repair on testicular flow and sperm autoimmunity

@article{tula2012InfluenceOI,
  title={Influence of inguinal hernia mesh repair on testicular flow and sperm autoimmunity},
  author={Ivana {\vS}tula and Nikica Dru{\vz}ijani{\'c} and Darko Sr{\vs}en and Vesna {\vC}apkun and Zdravko Perko and Ada Sapunar and Damir Kraljevi{\'c} and Nada Bo{\vs}njak and Zenon Pogoreli{\'c}},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={417-424}
}
The incidence of infertility caused by the mesh inguinal hernia repair is not known. The aim of this study was to determine circulation and immunological testicular disorders after inguinal hernia mesh repair which can be related with infertility. From February 2010 to December 2010, 43 male patients who underwent inguinal hernia mesh repair were included in a prospective study. Testicular, capsular and intratesticular arterial flow dynamics were measured by Color Doppler ultrasound before the… CONTINUE READING