Varicocelos - Publicações

1. PERCUTANEOUS SCLEROTHERAPY OF VARICOCELE

J. Martins Pisco, Isabel Basto, A. Maria Batista, N. Monteiro Pereira, J. Real Dias, Horácio Silva, M. Mendes Silva
Acta Médica Portuguesa 1992; 5:477-481

Summary:
Percutaneous sclerotherapy of varicocele was considered in 21 patients with left sided varicocele, 16 of whom had recurrences after left spermatic vein ligation in the past. Percutaneous sclerotherapy was possible in 17 patients (80,9%). There were no serious complications with venography or sclerotherapy, and the recurrence rate was 17,6%. Percutaneous sclerotherapy is therefore a simple, safe and effective treatment oftesticularvein insufficiency.

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