Chapter 8. Varicocele and its Role in Male Infertility

  1. Anne M. Jequier FRCS, FRCOG, FRACOG

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696019.ch8

Male Infertility: A Guide for the Clinician

Male Infertility: A Guide for the Clinician

How to Cite

Jequier, A. M. (2000) Varicocele and its Role in Male Infertility, in Male Infertility: A Guide for the Clinician, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696019.ch8

Author Information

  1. Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Western Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632051298

Online ISBN: 9780470696019

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Keywords:

  • male infertility;
  • varicocele;
  • medicine;
  • testis;
  • sperm count

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Incidence of Varicocele

  • The Anatomy of a Varicocele

  • The Intratesticular Varicocele

  • The Formation of a Varicocele

  • Possible Causes of Testicular and Epididymal Dysfunction in Infertile Men with Varicocele

  • The Semen Analysis in Varicocele

  • Testicular Histology in Varicocele

  • Endocrine Changes in Varicocele

  • Clinical Presentation of a Varicocele

  • Other Methods of Demonstrating the Presence of a Varicocele

  • The Selection of Patients for Treatment of Varicocele

  • The Clinical Management of a Varicocele

  • The problem of the recurrent varicocele

  • The Varicocele in the Child and Adolescent

  • References