Varicocele embolization is a minimally invasive treatment that utilizes the body’s anatomy to get to the abnormal veins without opening up the skin. This procedure is done in our outpatient center with twilight sedation. Absence of surgical incisions minimizes risks of infection and injury, allowing for a quick recovery.   

Varicocele is a commonly found and diagnosed condition that leads to infertility for men. If you are waiting for treatment, there are some temporary measures you can try to help relieve your symptoms.  

Surgical operation that places a camera inside the abdomen to find and close the vein. Requires several incisions on the abdomen and small instruments to perform the operation. This is done under general anesthesia and the most invasive option.

Microsurgical varicocelectomy is one of two surgical approaches to treating varicoceles. Unlike open laparoscopy this surgery involves using a smaller incision and an operating microscope, which decreases risks of complications and improves recovery time.

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Diagnosing Varicocele

Physical Examination Since a varicocele cannot always be seen, a physical examination of your testicles in standing or lying positions may be required. If the physical exam

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Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy

Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy A varicocele is a common condition that is characterized by enlargement of certain veins in the scrotum. It usually affects the left testicle (80 –

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VARICOCELE SYMPTOMS

VARICOCELE SYMPTOMS Most men do not have any symptoms, and the varicocele is an incidental finding discovered on physical examination. For 10% of men however this can

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Varicocele Overview

VARICOCELE OVERVIEW A varicocele is the abnormal enlargement of veins around the testicles. This is similar to having enlargement of veins in the legs, called varicose veins.

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Varicocele Embolization​

Advantage of Varicocele Embolization Minimally invasive No stiches No internal cutting, bleeding or burning No general anesthesia No risks to testicular artery and nerve No risk of

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Treatment Options

Non-Surgical Embolization Varicocele embolization is a minimally invasive treatment that utilizes the body’s anatomy to get to the abnormal veins without opening up the skin. Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy

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Medical Management

Varicocele is a commonly found and diagnosed condition that leads to infertility for men. If you are waiting for treatment, there are some temporary measures you can

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Microsurgical Varicocelectomy

Microsurgical Varicocelectomy Varicoceles are enlarged veins in the scrotum which cause the testicle to appear larger. This condition causes pain and can also lead to male infertility.

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Non-Surgical Embolization

Advantage of Varicocele Embolization Minimally invasive No stiches No internal cutting, bleeding or burning No general anesthesia No risks to testicular artery and nerve No risk of

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What is IR?

What is Interventional Radiology (IR)? Interventional radiology (also known as IR) is a distinct specialty in medicine that provides alternative treatments to open surgery for many medical

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