Laparoscopy in the management of pediatric varicoceles
CHEN Yajun, XI Hongwei, NIU Zhongying, et al. Department of Pediatric Surgery, Beijing Children′s Hospital,Affiliated to Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing 100045, P.R. China
Objective To discuss the role of laparoscopy in the management of pediatric varicoceles.Methods Laparoscopic clipping and dissection of internal spermatic vessels was performed in 15 children to treat varicoceles.Results The average operative time was 36 minutes. There was no intraoperative complication and no recurrence by following up study.Conclusion Laparoscopic treatment of pediatric varicoceles is safe, non invasive and feasible.