Laparoendoscopic single-site varicocele repair in adolescents-initial experience at a single institution.

@article{Barone2011LaparoendoscopicSV,
  title={Laparoendoscopic single-site varicocele repair in adolescents-initial experience at a single institution.},
  author={Joseph G. Barone and Kelly C Johnson and Matthew E. Sterling and Murali K Ankem},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={1605-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) varicocele repair is a modification of standard laparoscopic varicocele repair that uses a single port. We describe our initial experience with LESS varicocele repair. PATIENTS AND METHODS During a 1-year period, all patients who presented for varicocele repair underwent LESS repair. We evaluated our initial experience by determining operative time, operative and postoperative complications, and overall cost of the procedure… CONTINUE READING