Andrology-Open Access

Andrology-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0250

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Dineshan KM

Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala,673008, India

  • Research Article   
    Feasibility of Loupe Assisted Subinguinal Varicocelectomy in Treatment of Male Infertility
    Author(s): Saurabh Kale*, Thaha Rashid, Dineshan KM and Felix Cardoza

    Objectives: To study the impact of loupe assisted subinguinal varicocelectomy on semen quality, serum testosterone level, and spontaneous pregnancy rate. Methods: The data were prospectively collected for 102 infertile men with clinical varicoceles. The preoperative values of semen analysis parameters and serum testosterone level were compared with postoperative values at 6 months. Spontaneous pregnancy was assessed at 6 months. Results: The mean age of patients was 31.56 ± 4.31 years. Primary infertility was reported in 86 patients, while 16 had secondary infertility. Bilateral varicoceles were seen in 79 patients while 23 had unilateral varicoceles. The total sperm concentration (x106/ml) before and after varicocelectomy was 12.82 ± 3.91 and 20.06 ± 2.13 respectively (p<0.00.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0250.21.10.222

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