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… (More)

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1938-2017
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The pathophysiology of the testicular damage in varicocele has not been completely understood. Oxidative stress and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Increased levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS) are associated with clinical varicoceles; however, its correlation with… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and site of varicocele and varicocele-related testicular atrophy in children and… (More)
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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… (More)
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1999
1999
Varicocele is associated with an oxidative stress condition. We have measured the antioxidant defenses of varicocele patients… (More)
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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… (More)
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1977
1977
We examined 82 healthy volunteers, 61 subfertile men with varicoceles and 27 subfertile men without varicoceles for testicular… (More)
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1965
1965
The role of varicocele in subfertility was examined in 200 men with poor semen quality and in 87 additional men with fair to good… (More)
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