TITLE

Ultrasonogrphic findings of 500 infertile men with small testes

AUTHOR(S)
A. Vosough Taghi Dizaj; Gilani, M. Sedighi; Akhbari, F.
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Introduction: The objective of this study is to assess the frequency of microlithiasis, tumor, heterogen echogen texture and cyst in infertile men with small testes who underwent ultrasound compared with fertile group with small testes. Materials and Methods: Ultrasonography is the primary imaging modality for evaluation of the scrotum. B-mode imaging combined with duplex Doppler interrogation provides valuable information in assessment of the male infertility. Scrotal ultrasound is useful in the evaluation of the testicles and extratesticular scrotal structures (i.e., epididymis, peritesticular veins, and spermatic cord). Result: We reviewed our experience of ultrasound findings in 500 patients presented at Royan institute from 2009-2013 with infertility. There were 2 groups, group A: general fertile population and Group B: infertile men with small testis. Ultrasound evaluation was done. In group B, Incidence of microlithiasis, tumor, heterogen echogen texture or cyst were more common than group A. Conclusion: Andrologist (male infertility treatment specialist) must consider the fact that, when patient with small testis and aforementioned ultrasound findings is presented, further sonographic evaluation is needed.
ACCESSION #
96841764

 

Related Articles

  • Semen apoptotic M540 body levels correlate with testis abnormalities: a study in a cohort of infertile subjects. Lotti, F.; Tamburrino, L.; Marchiani, S.; Muratori, M.; Corona, G.; Fino, M.G.; Degl'Innocenti, S.; Forti, G.; Maggi, M.; Baldi, E. // Human Reproduction;Dec2012, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p3393 

    STUDY QUESTION What are the associations between semen apoptotic M540 bodies and other parameters of semen quality and sonographic alterations of the male genital tract in a cohort of infertile subjects? SUMMARY ANSWER In infertile subjects, semen M450 bodies are highly correlated with...

  • Testicular FNAC in azoospermic and oligospermic males. Sukesh; Satish, Srikousthuba Mandya; Sneharani, Athahalli Honnagirigowda // International Journal of the A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences;Nov2013, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p95 

    Approximately 33% of infertility are caused by male factor with an additional 30%-40% cases involving both male and female factors. Assessment of spermatogenesis is an important component in the diagnostic algorithm of male infertility. Testicular FNA is a minimally invasive technique providing...

  • Effect of sesame-supplemented diet on testis histology of adult rat. Mahabadi, J. Amini; Bafrani, H. Hasani; Nikzad, H.; Taherian, A. // Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p108 

    Introduction: Studies show that some antioxidants are effective in improving male infertility. Materials and Methods: This experimental study was carried out on 30 adults Wistar rat 200 gram that obtained from laboratory animal center at Kashan University of Medical Sciences. Rats were divided...

  • Management of a bilobed testicle in a 12-year-old boy. Halliday, Laura J. // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Dec2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 12, p1 

    A bilobed testicle is an extremely rare congenital malformation, with only five cases published to date. We present the case of a 12-year-old boy with a bilobed testicle. With so few cases available, much of what is known about the management of this condition is based on cases of polyorchidism...

  • Undesended testis: How extensive should the work up be? Shera, Altaf Hussain; Baba, Aejaz Ahsan; Gupta, Shyam Kumar; Gupta, Geetanjali; Sherwani, Afak Yusuf // African Journal of Paediatric Surgery;May-Aug2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p92 

    Aim: The aim of this study was to highlight various anomalies associated with undescended testis and to determine how much work up is necessary for this condition. Material and Methods: The study was conducted in the department of Pediatric Surgery SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir. All patients between...

  • Laparoscopy in the Management of Impalpable Testis: Series of 64 Cases. Ismail, Khalid; Ashour, Mohamed; El-Afifi, Mahmoud; Hashish, Amel; El-Dosouky, Nagi; Nagm, Mohamed; Hashish, Mohamed // World Journal of Surgery;Jul2009, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p1514 

    The undescended testis represents one of the most common disorders of childhood. Laparoscopy has been widely used for the diagnosis and treatment of non-palpable testis. In this study, we investigated and evaluated the usefulness of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of the non-palpable...

  • Polyorchidism Presenting with Inguinal Hernia and Hypospadias. TatlJ, Duygu; Numanoglu, Kemal VarJm // Case Reports in Urology;2013, p1 

    Polyorchidism is defined as the presence of more than two testes. Triorchidism is the most frequent presentation. This anomaly is extremely rare, and approximately a hundred cases were described in the literature. We report a case of triorchidism presenting with inguinal hernia and penoscrotal...

  • Reversal of Experimental Varicocele - Induced Testicular Toxicity by L-ascorbate in Rats. Saalu, L. C.; Oguntola, J. A.; Babalola, O. S.; Oyewopo, A. O. // Advances in Environmental Biology;Jan-Apr2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p39 

    Varicoceles are the abnormal tortuosity and dilatation o f the veins of the pampiniform plexus that drain the testis. Varicoceles are variously considered the commonest "correct able " cause of infertility or the commonest "reported" cause of infertility depending on individual viewpoint. Even...

  • Semen analysis. Minhas, Suks // Pulse;9/22/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 27, p29 

    The article provides tips about semen analysis. It notes that semen analysis are examined to determine the infertility of men in which patients are advised to produce semen samples for laboratory. In the process, men should abstain from sexual intercourse for three days before the test and the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics