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International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 461–466 | Cite as

Effect of testicular torsion on the contralateral testis

  • G. K. Özgür
  • B. Pişkin
  • A. Sivrikaya
  • N. Gacar
  • S. Erkul
Article

Abstract

It has been previously shown that unilateral testicular torsion can cause disruptive anatomic changes in the contralateral testis in rats [1]. In this experimental study plasma and urine prostaglandin E2 levels were studied correlatively with testicular histopathology in acute testicular torsion cases. As a result of this study, necrobiotic morphologic alterations causing testis necrosis and significant increase in plasma prostaglandin E2 levels were observed. Contralateral testicular histology was analyzed in all dogs. None of them showed abnormal tubular architecture.

Keywords

Sertoli Cell Seminiferous Tubule International Urology Spermatic Cord Contralateral Testis 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. K. Özgür
    • 1
  • B. Pişkin
    • 1
  • A. Sivrikaya
    • 1
  • N. Gacar
    • 1
  • S. Erkul
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Urology, Medical FacultyBlack Sea Technical UniversityTrabzonTurkey

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