Comparison of open and laparoscopic varicocelectomies in terms of operative time, sperm parameters, and complications.

@article{Shamsa2009ComparisonOO,
  title={Comparison of open and laparoscopic varicocelectomies in terms of operative time, sperm parameters, and complications.},
  author={A. M. Zia Shamsa and Leila Mohammadi and Mehran Abolbashari and M T Shakeri and Saeed Shamsa},
  journal={Urology journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={170-5}
}
INTRODUCTION Varicocele is one of the most common causes of infertility. In this study, we evaluated and compared the operative time, sperm analysis results, and complications of three different methods of open and laparoscopic varicocelectomies. MATERIALS AND METHODS From among all bilateral varicocelectomies in our center, we randomly selected 30 of each following cases: laparoscopic varicocelectomy, open subinguinal varicocelectomy under general anesthesia, and open subinguinal… CONTINUE READING

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