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.