Varicocele repair offers potential to help infertile men

Varicocele is a common clinical finding, present in approximately 15%of adult men. When the patient with a varicocele visits a urologist, itis often due to testicular discomfort or fertility-related concerns. Atthe 2003 meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, bothof these issues were addressed and are discussed in this issue of UrologyTimes.