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2022 Feb 07

J Pediatr Urol

Laparoscopic lymphatic and artery sparing microsurgical varicocelectomy – technique, results and long-term outcomes.


Drlík M, Faltusová E, Vaĺová Z, Sedláček J, Dítě Z, Kočvara R
J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Feb 07.
PMID: 35283018.


It is generally considered that artery sparing suprainguinal varicocelectomy is associated with a higher risk of persistence in comparison with the non-sparing (Palomo) procedure. Artery sparing is desirable in specific conditions. Based on our 21-year long experience, this study aims to describe technical details and standard steps of the procedure, leading to a comparatively low recurrence rate.