Semen parameters in men with varicocele: DNA fragmentation, chromatin packaging, mitochondrial membrane potential, and apoptosis.
Center for Human Reproduction Prof Franco Jr. - Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
Paulista Center for Diagnosis, Research and Training - Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
- Published Article
JBRA assisted reproduction
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
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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