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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lenz, M; Hof, N; Kersting-Sommerhoff, B; Bautz, W 
Title:
Anatomic variants of the spermatic vein: importance for percutaneous sclerotherapy of idiopathic varicocele. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: To evaluate percutaneous sclerotherapy of idiopathic varicocele in left internal spermatic vein variants. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The left spermatic vein was embolized with a liquid sclerosing agent in 386 patients (mean age, 29.5 years) with idiopathic varicocele. Success and complication rates were assessed and correlated with spermatic vein variant. Doppler ultrasound was performed 3 and 6 months after therapy in 263 patients. RESULTS: The success rate was 93.8% (n = 362). Perforation...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiology 
Year:
1996 
Journal volume:
198 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
425-31 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0033-8419 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie