Average Varicocelectomy costs are € 2,172, based on Varicocelectomy prices from 9 clinics.
Varicocelectomy prices vary greatly depending on the clinic and the location. For example, Varicocelectomy in Turkey is a popular option where Varicocelectomy costs as low as € 2,172.
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Varicocelectomyis surgery to treat a varicocele. Varicocele is a condition in which veins in the scrotum become enlarged. When a varicocele develops in your scrotum, it will block blood flow to the rest of your reproductive system. As a result, blood builds-up in the scrotum and the veins get abnormally large. This can decrease your sperm count and results in infertility.
There are 3 types of varicocelectomy:
Candidates of varicocelectomy are patients with varicocele that may have the following conditions:
You should inform your doctor about your medical history and the medications you take. Blood thinner medications should be stopped before the surgery. You may need to shave your groin area the night before your surgery. Also, you will be asked to fast for 8 to 12 hours before your surgery.
You will be given general anesthesia. An incision will be made in your abdomen or groin. The open surgery will require one large incision while microsurgical surgery involves one small and laparoscopic surgery involve a few small incisions. After the scrotal veins are found, they are tied off to end the blood backflow. While, a camera and surgical tools used in laparoscopic surgery, a microscope used in microsurgical surgery.
3 to 7 days
3 days or more
The patient is required to stay 1 night in the hospital
It is normal to feel some pain after your surgery. You may return to work after a minimum of 3 days but you should avoid any strenuous activity at least 1-2 weeks. Also, you should not have sex for 1 to 2 weeks. You will need to apply a cold compress to your scrotum for 10 minutes several times a day to reduce swelling. Swimming, bathing and using hut tub are prohibited until the wound has healed.
Even though they are rare, some risks and possible complication of varicocelectomy include:
Side effects of varicocelectomy may be:
After varicocelectomy, while semen parameters are found to be 70% improved, conception rates are improved 40% to 60% as well.
- How long will it take for my semen quality to improve after varicocelectomy?
Semen analyses are generally done 3 to 4 months after the varicocelectomy. Semen quality mostly improves in 6 months, however, it may also take up to a year.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in October, 2019.