A Comparative Study of the Diagnostic Value of Telethermography and Contact Thermography in the Diagnosis of Varicocele

  • Veljko Vlaisavljevič
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 286)


Varicocele is the most frequent operable cause of male infertility. It is often difficult to diagnose small lesions merely by clinical examination. The fact that a measurable rise of scrotal temperature occurs in a certain number of infertile patients has helped to extend thermography also to the detection of such cases (Comhaire et al., 1976; Zorgniotti and MacLeod, 1973).


Infertile Male False Positive Finding Spermatic Vein Circulatory Disturbance Internal Spermatic Vein 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Veljko Vlaisavljevič
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  1. 1.Department of Gynecology, Reproductive UnitHospital MariborMariborYugoslavia

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