Interventional radiologists use minimally invasive procedures to treat male infertility and erectile dysfunction.
Varicoceles and Male Infertility
A varicocele is a varicose vein or enlarged long vein in the testicle and scrotum that can lead to testicular shrinkage and atrophy and can also cause pain, swelling and infertility. Varicoceles are seen in approximately 10% of men and are found mostly in men ages 15-35. Interventional radiologist use minimally invasive procedures to treat the enlarged vein, using a procedure called Varicocele Embolization.