Microsurgical inguinal varicocelectomy with delivery of the testis: an artery and lymphatic sparing technique.

@article{Goldstein1992MicrosurgicalIV,
  title={Microsurgical inguinal varicocelectomy with delivery of the testis: an artery and lymphatic sparing technique.},
  author={Martin Goldstein and Bruce R. Gilbert and Adam P Dicker and J Dwosh and Clam A. Gnecco},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={148 6},
  pages={
          1808-11
        }
}
Conventional techniques of varicocele repair are associated with substantial risks of hydrocele formation, ligation of the testicular artery, and varicocele recurrence. We describe a microsurgical technique of varicocelectomy that significantly lowers the incidence of these complications. The testicle is delivered through a 2 to 3 cm. inguinal incision, and all external spermatic and gubernacular veins are ligated. The testis is returned to the scrotum and the spermatic cord is dissected under… CONTINUE READING
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