Effects of melatonin on testis histology, oxidative stress and spermatogenesis after experimental testis ischemia-reperfusion in rats


Koksal M., Oguz E., Baba E., Eren M. A. , Ciftci H., Demir M. E. , ...More

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.16, no.5, pp.582-588, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.582-588
  • Keywords: Ischemia-reperfusion, Melatonin, Testis, Oxidative stress, Johnsen's score, ACID PHENETHYL ESTER, UNILATERAL TESTICULAR TORSION, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL, PROTECTIVE ROLE, FREE-RADICALS, INJURY, DAMAGE, ISCHEMIA/REPERFUSION, ALLOPURINOL

Abstract

Background: Testicular torsion due to oxidative stress results in infertility and testicular damage which can be preventable an important health problem worldwide.