Review of various surgical approaches for varicocele management


  • Supanut Lumbiganon Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
  • Faysal A. Yafi Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, United States
  • Muhammed Hammad Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, United States
  • David W. Barham Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, United States



Varicocele, scrotum, venous plexus, varicocelectomy


Varicocele is one of the most common correctable causes of male infertility. Varicocele can also cause scrotal pain or discomfort. Treatment of varicocele is proved to have benefits in terms of fertility and pain. There are many treatment options for varicocele. This review aims to describe the treatment procedures and determine the outcomes, advantages and disadvantages for each treatment option.


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How to Cite

Lumbiganon, S., Yafi, F., Hammad, M., & Barham, D. (2023). Review of various surgical approaches for varicocele management. Insight Urology, 44(1), 37–42.



Review article