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Protection from scrotal hyperthermia in laptop computer users
 

Summary: Protection from scrotal hyperthermia in laptop
computer users
Yefim Sheynkin, M.D.,a
Robert Welliver, M.D.,a
Andrew Winer, M.D.,a
Farshid Hajimirzaee, M.D.,a
Hongshik Ahn, Ph.D.,b
and Kyewon Lee, M.S.b
a
Department of Urology and b
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, State University of New York at Stony Brook,
Stony Brook, New York
Objective: To evaluate methods of prevention of scrotal hyperthermia in laptop computer (LC) users.
Design: Experimental study.
Setting: University hospital.
Patient(s): Twenty-nine healthy male volunteers.
Intervention(s): Right and left scrotal temperature and LC and lap pad temperatures were recorded during three
separate 60-minute sessions using a working LC in a laptop position: session 1, sitting with closely approximated
legs; session 2, sitting with closely approximated legs with a lap pad below the working LC; and session 3, sitting
with legs apart at a 70

  

Source: Ahn, Hongshik - Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, SUNY at Stony Brook

 

Collections: Materials Science