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Semen parameters in men with varicocele: DNA fragmentation, chromatin packaging, mitochondrial membrane potential, and apoptosis.

Authors
  • Dieamant, Felipe1, 2
  • Petersen, Claudia G1, 2
  • Mauri, Ana L1, 2
  • Conmar, Vanessa1
  • Mattila, Mariana1
  • Vagnini, Laura D2
  • Renzi, Adriana2
  • Costa, Bruna P2
  • Zamara, Camila1
  • Oliveira, João Batista A1, 2
  • Baruffi, Ricardo L R1, 2
  • Franco, José G Jr1, 2
  • 1 Center for Human Reproduction Prof Franco Jr. - Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. , (Brazil)
  • 2 Paulista Center for Diagnosis, Research and Training - Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. , (Brazil)
Type
Published Article
Journal
JBRA assisted reproduction
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
21
Issue
4
Pages
295–301
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5935/1518-0557.20170053
PMID: 29068181
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Men with varicocele had worse semen parameters, including increased levels of sperm DNA fragmentation, inactive mitochondria, and abnormal chromatin packaging. These changes are possible causes of infertility in individuals with varicocele.

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