Testicular Hyperthermia: Physiopathology, Diagnostic and Therapeutical Concepts

  • Vincenzo Mirone
  • Fabrizio Iacono
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 286)


The intrascrotal temperature has to be steadily kept lower than the corporeal temperature by 2.5°C1, in order to let the testicle perform its normal spermatogenetic function.


Male Infertility Semen Quality Spermatic Vein Thermal Dispersion Internal Spermatic Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincenzo Mirone
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Iacono
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Urology, School of MedicineUniversity of CatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.Dept. of Urology, II Medical SchoolUniversity of NaplesItaly

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