Table 1: A comparison between Sperm parameters, fructose level, steroid hormones among infertile males with varicocele, without varicocele, and fertile.

ParametersFertile groupInfertile groupP-value
VaricoceleWithout varicocele
No = 50 No. 68No. 82
Means ± SDMeans ± SDMeans ± SD

Volume (ml)3.54 1.774.06 1.923.90 2.26n.s
Count 10(6)/ml42.10 22.355.03 77.6236.63 49.29n.s
Viscosity0.16 0.370.21 0.410.20 0.46n.s

Morphology
Normal shape8.12 8.756.91 6.587.46 7.92 *
Slightly abnormal16.48 12.0921.35 11.0917.63 1284 *
Coiled19.20 17.9613.71 10.537.93 7.65 *
Severe abnormal56.28 20.2452.15 20.7953.36 27.25n.s

Motility
Active progressive8.52 14.095.26 13.283.05 7.50 *
Weak progressive12.76 11.178.82 12.677.88 10.41 *
Sluggish28.56 1 17.0235.71 1 21.9434.71 1 26.54n.s
Immotile50.48 19.3644.56 23.5540.26 28.29n.s

Viability50.48 19.3644.56 23.5540.26 28.29 *
Fructose mg/dl332.08 172.43359.65 220.64315.66 118.49n.s
Testosterone ng/dl367.5 21.8380.74 24.331365.9 16.55 *
Progesterone ng/ml0.357 0.03060.325 0.2430.341 0.022n.s

* P   .05 (Significant)
n.s (Non-Significant)