The Impact of Unilateral Experimental Rat Varicocele Model on Testicular Histopathology, Leydig Cell Counts, and Intratesticular Testosterone Levels of Both Testes

OZTURK M. I. , KOCA O., KELES M. O. , Haklar G., Baykan O., ERCAN F., ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.10, no.3, pp.973-980, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.973-980


Purpose: Varicocele, most treatable pathologic condition in male infertility, exerts unfavorable effects on testicular ultrastructure via various mechanisms. In this study we aimed to demonstrate adverse effects of varicocele on both testes.