Quantitative evaluation of testicular biopsies before and after operation for varicocele.

@article{Johnsen1978QuantitativeEO,
  title={Quantitative evaluation of testicular biopsies before and after operation for varicocele.},
  author={SvendG. Johnsen and Peder Agger},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1978},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          58-63
        }
}
Testicular biopsies and semen samples were examined before and approximately 1 year after operation for varicocele in 39 men. Two men were excluded because of Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. Of the remaining 37, 22 were operated upon for infertility. The testicular biopsies were quantitated with the score count method. The operation for varicocele significantly improved the testicular tissue. THe numbers of tubuli obtaining a high score increased and the biopsy mean scores also increased… CONTINUE READING

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