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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 698351, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/698351
Clinical Study

The Effect of Varicocelectomy on Sperm Parameters in Subfertile Men with Clinical Varicoceles Who Have Asthenozoospermia or Teratozoospermia with Normal Sperm Density

1Department of Urology, Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, Saray Mahallesi, Siteyolu Caddesi No. 7, Umraniye, 34768 Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Urology, Maltepe University Medical School, Maltepe, 34844 Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, Saray Mahallesi, Siteyolu Caddesi No. 7, Umraniye, 34768 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 5 July 2013; Accepted 27 August 2013

Academic Editors: J. S. Elder and G. Haidl

Copyright © 2013 Basri Cakiroglu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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