"Varicocele" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility occurs when varicocele leads to an increased scrotal (and testicular) temperature and reduced testicular volume.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Varicocele" by people in Profiles.
Preoperative semen analysis as a predictor of seminal improvement following varicocelectomy. Fertil Steril. 2001 Jan; 75(1):63-8.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm with aorta-left renal vein fistula with left varicocele. J Vasc Surg. 2000 Apr; 31(4):802-5.
Current and future roles of laparoscopic surgery in urology. Urology. 1993 Jan; 41(1 Suppl):5-9.
[Essential varicocele: a modification of the classic intervention of Ivanissevich. Surgical technic]. Minerva Chir. 1986 Apr 30; 41(8):641-3.