Microsurgery ideal Tx for recurrent varicoceles

Tennant, Scott
June 2005
Urology Times;6/1/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p9
The article states that according to Canadian researchers men who experience painful recurrent varicoceles after undergoing conservative treatment and failed surgical repair are best served by microsurgical varicocelectomy. Lead author Armand Zini, M.D., associate professor of surgery at McGill University in Montreal, said that few urologists are able to perform this procedure, since they have not been trained properly. Dr Zini and colleagues evaluated patients who had been referred for consideration of microsurgical varicocelectomy after conservative treatment and previous varicocele repair had failed.


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