Anti TNF-alpha therapy might be responsible for an increased incidence of varicocele in patients with ankylosing spondylitis


Yilmaz O., Ugan Y., Yener M., Umul M., KAYAN M., Aktas A. R. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.2, pp.311-316, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1302-136
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.311-316
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To evaluate the effects of anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) therapy on the frequency of varicocele in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) using color Doppler ultrasound.