Temperature and Environmental Effects on the Testis

Temperature and Environmental Effects on the Testis

by Adrian W. Zorgniotti (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468459159
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/13/2012
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #286
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Views of Testicular Function from Antiquity to the Present.- 1 Testis Thermoregulation: An Overview.- Thermoregulation of the Scrotum and Testis: Studies in Animals and Significance for Man.- Effects of Elevated Temperature on the Epididymis and Testis: Experimental Studies.- Effects of Temperature on the Biochemistry of the Testis.- Epidemiologic Aspects of the Relationship between Temperature and Male Reproduction.- 2 Environmental Factors.- Seasonal Patterns of Births and Conception throughout the World.- Temperature and the Seasonality of Births.- Seasonal Variation in Human Semen Quality.- 3 Testis Thermometry.- Theoretical and Practical Considerations in Scrotal Temperature Measurement.- Non-Invasive Scrotal Thermometry.- Deep Body Intrascrotal Thermometer: Theory and Methodology.- 4 Temperature Pathophysiology Of The Testis.- A Theoretical Model for Testis Thermoregulation.- The Multi-Level Compartmentation of the Simulation Models of the Counter-Current Heat Exchange (CCHE) Mechanism of the Testis.- The Physiology of Testicular Thermoregulation in the Light of New Anatomical and Pathological Aspects.- Effect of Local Heating on Scrotal Temperature.- Is Testicular Function in Immature Rats Increased rather than Decreased by a Moderate Increase in Temperature?.- The Effect of Intermittent Scrotal Hyperthermia on the Sprague-Dawley Rat Testicle.- Human Scrotal Temperature during Heat Exposure Associated with Passive Leg Heating.- Effect of Medullary Lesions on Scrotal Thermoregulation: A Preliminary Study.- 5 Intrinsic Heat Effects.- Intrinsic Testicular Temperature Elevation and Subfertile Semen.- Scrotal Hyperthermia: Frequency in an Infertile Population and Associated Alterations in Testicular Function.- Scrotal Hyperthermia; Etiologic Factors: Facts and Hypotheses.- Testicular Hyperthermia: Physiopathology, Diagnostic and Therapeutical Concepts.- Hypothesis to Explain Subfertile Semen.- 6 Therapeutic Uses of Heat Transfer.- Chronic Scrotal Hypothermia.- Heat Induced Inhibition of Spermatogenesis in Man.- 7 Varicocele: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis And Treatment.- Scrotal Hyperthermia and Varicocele.- The Significance of Elevated Scrotal Temperature in an Adolescent with a Varicocele.- Deep Body Temperature Measurement for the Noninvasive Diagnosis of Varicocele.- A Comparative Study of the Diagnostic Value of Telethermography and Contact Thermography in the Diagnosis of Varicocele.- Scrotal Thermography in Varicocele.- The ROCC Analysis of Five Different Methods in the Diagnosis of Varicocele.- The Pathogenesis of Epididymo-Testicular Dysfunction in Varicocele: Factors other than Temperature.- Varicocelectomy: Effect on Fertility.- Participants.

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