What is a varicocele embolization like?

A form of its Rx... Varicocele is common and usually requires no rx. Occasionally, varicocele needs to be treated for its related pain or infertility. Options include open varicocelectomy by urologist or mini-invasive embolization by interventional radiologist. Today, open microscopic varicocelectomy is most commonly used and effective, and embolization for varicocele has become almost historical. Detail? Ask doc...

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What does "varicocele embolization" procedure feel like step-by-step?

Embolization. This is usually done by an interventional radiologist. Local anesthetic with some sedation. The poke hole is bsndaged once their done and you feel a warming sensation with the dye. Read more...