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Varicocele

Known as: scrotum varicose veins, Scrotal varices, varicocoele 
A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The pathophysiology of the testicular damage in varicocele has not been completely understood. Oxidative stress and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Varicocele is one of the leading causes of male infertility, and is present in almost 40% of infertile males. Recent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To examine levels of sperm DNA damage and oxidative stress (OS) in infertile men with varicocele. DESIGN Prospective… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Varicoceles are found in 19 to 41% of infertile men, and is one treatable form of male infertility. The mechanism by which… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Several theories have been advanced to explain the mechanisms by which varicocele impairs male fertility. These theories include… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and site of varicocele and varicocele-related testicular atrophy in children and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE Because varicocele is seen often in infertile men and oxidative stress has been implicated in sperm dysfunction, we… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine whether high ligation is an effective treatment for infertile men with clinical varicocele. DESIGN A… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of varicocele in male infertility. DESIGN Data analysis of a large population of couples who were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
 
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