Recurrence of varicocele after high retroperitoneal repair: implications of intraoperative venography.

@article{Niedzielski2001RecurrenceOV,
  title={Recurrence of varicocele after high retroperitoneal repair: implications of intraoperative venography.},
  author={John J. Niedzielski and Darius A. Paduch},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={165 3},
  pages={
          937-40
        }
}
PURPOSE We determined whether intraoperative venography results in a decreased recurrence rate after varicocele repair in adolescence. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated 177 male adolescents 14 to 19 years old who underwent varicocele repair via the high retroperitoneal approach with artery sparing and intraoperative venography. RESULTS Overall the recurrence rate was 2.8% (5 of 177 cases) in the venography group and 11% in historical controls without venography. We identified left-to-right… CONTINUE READING
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