Varicocele Repair for Infertility
What To Think About
There is no proof that fertility rates improve after this surgery. But some doctors think that larger varicoceles are linked to sperm problems. It is also possible that varicocele surgery would improve the semen quality, making other fertility treatments easier.Reference 2
Small varicoceles that are only apparent with Reference ultrasound Opens New Window testing do not require repair.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: December 7, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology