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Varicocele Summary

Description: A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility occurs when varicocele leads to an increased scrotal (and testicular) temperature and reduced testicular volume.

Also Known As: Varicoceles

Networked: 1344 relevant articles (110 outcomes, 191 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Varicocele

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 50 results : IBA
  2. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 4 outcomes 20 studies in 137 results : FDA 13
  3. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 41 results : FDA 2
  4. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : IBA
  5. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (Follitropin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 42 results : FDA 1
  6. inhibin B : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 23 results : IBA
  7. Vitamin E : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 57 results : IBA
  9. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  10. polidocanol (Laureth) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Varicocele

  1. Infertility (Sterility)
  2. Varicocele
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Male Infertility (Male Sterility)
  5. Azoospermia
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Key Therapies for Varicocele

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  1. Ligation : 34 outcomes 31 studies in 387 results
  2. Sclerotherapy : 27 outcomes 12 studies in 149 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 22 results
  4. Orchiectomy (Orchidectomy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 13 results
  5. Balloon Occlusion : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
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