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Comparison of the Varicocele Frequency in Mouth Organ Musician and Drivers
Bijan Rezakhaniha, Soheila Siroosbakht , Iraj Mirzaii-Dizgah
, emirzaii@razi.tums.ac.ir
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Background: Varicocele is the most prevalent cause of infertility in men. This study examined the prevalence rate of the disease in wind instrument players and drivers.
Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, a total of 42 wind instrument players of a military band and 31 drivers working for Iran's military were selected and the varicocele rate in their left and right testis was analysed.
Results: The varicocele prevalence rate was higher in players than in drivers. Furthermore, the left testis was affected more than the right one by this disorder.
Conclusion: It seems that both prevalence and rate of varicocele are higher in the left testis rather right one. Wind instrument players whose acts are along with valsalva maneuver suffer from this disease more than other people.
Keywords: Varicocele, Valsalva maneuver, Wind instruments players, Drivers
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Urology
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Physiology, Aja University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Rezakhaniha B, Siroosbakht S, Mirzaii-Dizgah I. Comparison of the Varicocele Frequency in Mouth Organ Musician and Drivers. ZJRMS. 2012; 14 (6) :31-32
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