What is Varicocelectomy?

Varicocelectomy is a surgical procedure adopted to treat a condition called varicoceles in males. In this condition, the veins draining blood from the testicles are enlarged, widened, or inflated.  

How does Varicocelectomy help?

Varicocelectomy is done to improve fertility, increase sperm count, and improve the quality of semen produced. If the condition remains untreated, it may lead to a further drop ...

How is Varicocelectomy done?

What are the benefits and risks of Varicocelectomy procedure?

The procedure has provided an excellent outlook in addressing infertility problems, but as any other surgical process, it also has a few risks associated with it.

The advantages of Varicocelectomy procedure are:

  • Stops and reverses the damage caused by varicoceles.
  • Improves testicular functions.
  • Improves the quality of life.

The risks associated with Varicocelectomy procedure are:

  • The procedure is often painful.
  • Injury to the veins, arteries, and intestine.
  • Air embolism.
  • Wound infection.
  • Recovery time is more.

The major limitation of this procedure is persistence or recurrence of the varicoceles.

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