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RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 319-321


Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan

Mohammad Zarin, Junaid Zeb, Maham Qazi, Bushra Zubair, Syed Asad Maroof.

Abstract
Objectives: To know about the side of presentation of varicocele and the role of laparoscopic surgery in treatment of symptomatic varicocele in terms of relief of signs and symptoms.
Methodology: This prospective cross sectional study was conducted at department of surgery, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar in four years and included 243 patients. Standard two ports laparoscopic procedure was carried out for varicocelectomy. Surgical success and complications were noted. Data were analyzed using SPSS 21.
Results: Mean age of patients was 39.33.1 years. Common symptom was pain (79.8%) and dragging sensations in scrotum (79.8%) followed by scrotal swelling and infertility in 41.1% and 22.6% of cases, respectively. Strong association between varicocele and side of presentation was noted, being more common on left side (P=0.001). Moreover, 92(37.9%) had grade II and 151(62.1%) had grade III varicocele. In all cases surgery was performed successfully. In the post-operative course, 66.6% patients had complete symptomatic relief (P=0.002). Seven(2.8%) patients develop port site hematoma otherwise no complication was noted. All patients were discharged from hospital after stay of 12-24 hours.
Conclusion: Varicocele in most of the patients was on left side of scrotum. Laparoscopic surgery was an efficient way of treatment of varicolcele, with high success rand low complications rate in all cases.

Key words: Varicocele, laparoscopic varicocelectomy, hematoma, scrotum.


 
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Zarin M, Zeb J, Qazi M, Zubair B, Maroof SA. Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 319-321.


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Zarin M, Zeb J, Qazi M, Zubair B, Maroof SA. Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=5818 [Access: November 17, 2019].


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Zarin M, Zeb J, Qazi M, Zubair B, Maroof SA. Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 319-321.



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Zarin M, Zeb J, Qazi M, Zubair B, Maroof SA. Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ. (2019), [cited November 17, 2019]; 44(2): 319-321.



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Zarin, M., Zeb, . J., Qazi, . M., Zubair, . B. & Maroof, . S. A. (2019) Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ, 44 (2), 319-321.



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Zarin, Mohammad, Junaid Zeb, Maham Qazi, Bushra Zubair, and Syed Asad Maroof. 2019. Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 319-321.



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Zarin, Mohammad, Junaid Zeb, Maham Qazi, Bushra Zubair, and Syed Asad Maroof. "Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 319-321.



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Zarin, Mohammad, Junaid Zeb, Maham Qazi, Bushra Zubair, and Syed Asad Maroof. "Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 44.2 (2019), 319-321. Print.



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Zarin, M., Zeb, . J., Qazi, . M., Zubair, . B. & Maroof, . S. A. (2019) Two port standard laparoscopic varicocelectomy; an experience at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 319-321.








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