The Doppler Assessment of Varicoceles
The relationship between varicocele and male subfertility remains uncertain and new techniques are being used in an attempt to improve our understanding of this condition. The use of ultrasonic Doppler equipment has become an accepted method for the evaluation of peripheral vascular conditions. The technique is non-invasive, and convenient for the clinician, and portable equipment is available. This presentation summarises our experience using the Doppler technique to assess varicoceles in both fertile and infertile men.
KeywordsSpermatic Cord Inguinal Canal Venous Reflux Doppler Assessment Internal Spermatic Vein
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