Treatment of varicoceles: techniques and outcomes

Dane Johnson, Jay Sandlow

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Varicoceles, a dilation of veins within the pampiniform plexus, are present in ∼15% of the general male population. This paper reviews the indications for treatment of varicoceles, post-intervention outcomes following treatment, and the various techniques for treatment of varicoceles. The aim of this review is to describe and compare complications associated with each approach to varicocele treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)378-384
Number of pages7
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2017


  • Microsurgery
  • hydrocele
  • subinguinal
  • varicocele
  • varicocelectomy


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