Protective role of erythropoietin during testicular torsion of the rats

Abstract

Testicular torsion is an important clinical urgency. Similar mechanisms occurred after detorsion of the affected testis as in the ischemia reperfusion (I/R) damage. This study was designed to investigate the effects of erythropoietin (EPO) treatment after unilateral testicular torsion. Fifty male Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into five groups. Group 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00345-007-0200-9

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