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Deep Body Temperature Measurement for the Noninvasive Diagnosis of Varicocele

  • Hiroshi Takihara
  • Masatoshi Yamaguchi
  • Kazuhiko Ishizu
  • Takuya Ueno
  • Jisaburo Sakatoku
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 286)

Abstract

Since varicocele treatment is one of the few effective treatments of male infertility, it is important to make the diagnosis correctly so as to administer surgical treatment where it is appropriate1,2. We reported that deep body temperature is a practical index of the intrascrotal temperature and is useful in the clinical examination of patients with varicocele3. In light of those observations, the purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between grading of varicocele and the intrascrotal deep body temperature before and after varicocelectomy.

Keywords

Standing Position Male Infertility Spermatic Vein Postoperation Group Internal Spermatic Vein 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Takihara
    • 1
  • Masatoshi Yamaguchi
    • 1
  • Kazuhiko Ishizu
    • 1
  • Takuya Ueno
    • 1
  • Jisaburo Sakatoku
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyYamaguchi School of MedicineUbe, YamaguchiJapan

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