Surgery or embolization for varicoceles in subfertile men Summary of a Cochrane review

Surgical or radiologic treatment of varicoceles may improve fertility outcomes in subfertile men with clinical varicoceles and abnormal semen analysis.

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Authors

Anja C.J. Kroese, M.D., Natascha M. de Lange, M.D., John Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Johannes L.H. Evers, M.D., Ph.D., Jane Marjoribanks, M.P.H.

Volume 102, Issue 6, Pages 1553-1555

Abstract

Treatment of varicoceles may improve fertility outcomes in subfertile couples where the male has a varicocele. This systematic review evaluates surgical or radiologic interventions for clinical or subclinical varicoceles.

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