symptomatic varicocele

symp·to·mat·ic var·i·co·cele

a varicocele caused by obstruction of the internal spermatic vein, usually at the level of the renal vein and usually due to invasive renal cell carcinoma, characterized by failure of the dilated veins in the spermatic cord to empty when the person assumes a recumbent position.
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The study assesses: a) the technical success rates of percutaneous varicocele embolization, b) clinical success rates in a population with symptomatic varicoceles, and c) changes in seminal parameters in those undergoing the procedure for infertility.