Therapeutic strategy after microsurgical varicocelectomy in the modern assisted reproductive technology era

@article{Fujisawa2002TherapeuticSA,
  title={Therapeutic strategy after microsurgical varicocelectomy in the modern assisted reproductive technology era},
  author={Masato Ishigami Fujisawa and Masaki Dobashi and Takafumi Yamasaki and Hiroshi Okada and Soich Arakawa and Sadao Kamidono},
  journal={Urological Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={30},
  pages={195-198}
}
In this study, we searched for prognostic factors at preoperative examination for the improvement in spermatogenesis of patients undergoing varicocelectomy. Eighty patients with varicocele testis underwent microsurgical varicocelectomy. Before surgery, the seminogram, testicular volume, varicocele grade, and serum FSH, LH, testosterone, prolactin, and estradiol were evaluated. Postoperatively, semen analysis was performed every 3 months. We assessed the associations between the preoperative… CONTINUE READING