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Percutaneous varicocele embolization versus surgical ligation for the treatment of infertility: Changes in seminal parameters and pregnancy outcomes.
Surgical ligation or embolization may be used to treat varices associated with pain or hematuria.
CHICAGO -- The minimally invasive venous ablation procedure may breathe new life into surgical ligation and stripping for patients with varicose veins.
Our experience demonstrates that early surgical ligation of the sphenopalatine artery in coagulopathic patients who are at increased risk of persistent bleeding is cost-effective and is associated with less patient morbidity.