Varicocele--the most common cause of male factor infertility?

@article{Redmon2002VaricoceletheMC,
  title={Varicocele--the most common cause of male factor infertility?},
  author={J Bruce Redmon and Patrick H. Carey and Jon L. Pryor},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={
          53-8
        }
}
  • J Bruce Redmon, Patrick H. Carey, Jon L. Pryor
  • Published in Human reproduction update 2002
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Varicocele is often cited as the most common cause of male factor infertility. Arguments in support of this statement include reports of increased prevalence of varicocele in populations of infertile men compared with fertile or otherwise unselected men, association of varicocele with abnormal semen parameters, and improvements in semen parameters and/or pregnancy rates after varicocele repair. Logically, there would appear to be three possibilities regarding the relationship between varicocele… CONTINUE READING

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