Stagnation of blood in the microcirculatory vessels in the testes of men with varicocele.

@article{Chakraborty1985StagnationOB,
  title={Stagnation of blood in the microcirculatory vessels in the testes of men with varicocele.},
  author={Joana Chakraborty and Amiya P. Sinha Hikim and J. S. Jhunjhunwala},
  journal={Journal of andrology},
  year={1985},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={117-26}
}
This study reports on the stagnation of blood within the microcirculatory vessels of the testes of patients with varicocele. Both fine structural and quantitative studies were carried out on testicular biopsies from 14 men with varicocele and a control group of three men. Arterioles, capillaries, and venules were completely filled with blood in all affected testes. Enlarged pores were also noticed between the endothelial cells of these affected vessels. Lumen diameters of the arterioles were… CONTINUE READING

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