Current management principles for adolescent varicocele.

  title={Current management principles for adolescent varicocele.},
  author={David A. Diamond and Patricio C Gargollo and Anthony A. Caldamone},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={96 6},
The authors review the current approach to management of the adolescent varicocele which has evolved over the past two decades. Principles of observational, surgical and adjunctive management are discussed relative to significant clinical findings. A selective approach to surgical intervention is advocated with the goal of preserving fertility potential.