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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.973-980
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


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.