The effects of local and sustained release of fibroblast growth factor on testicular blood flow and morphology in spermatic artery- and vein-ligated rats


Guler F., Bingol-Kologlu M., Yagmurlu A., Guven C., Hasirci N., Kucuk O., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.39, no.5, pp.709-716, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2004.01.038
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.709-716
  • Keywords: testis, ischernia, neovascularization, fibroblast growth factor, Fowler-Stephens procedure, HIGH UNDESCENDED TESTIS, FOWLER-STEPHENS, NONPALPABLE TESTIS, INTRAABDOMINAL TESTES, VESSEL LIGATION, MANAGEMENT, ANGIOGENESIS, EXPERIENCE, ORCHIOPEXY, DIVISION
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/Purpose: This study was carried out to evaluate the effects of local and sustained release of fibroblast growth factor (FGF) on testicular blood flow and morphology in spermatic artery- and vein-ligated rats.