Surgical treatment of testicular trauma: effects on fertility and testicular histology.

@article{Shaul1997SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of testicular trauma: effects on fertility and testicular histology.},
  author={Donald B. Shaul and Hui Wen Xie and Jonathan F. Diaz and V. Mahnovski and Brian E Hardy},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={84-7}
}
Unilateral testicular trauma in the postpubertal male can lead to alterations in semen analysis, but it is not clear what effect this has on fertility. To better understand how surgical treatment of testicular trauma affects both fertility and testicular histology the following study was performed. Eighty postpubertal Lewis rats were divided into eight equal groups with one group serving as a control. In the 70 remaining rats the left testicle was subjected to blunt or penetrating injury. The… CONTINUE READING