AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF VARICOCELE

Authors

  • Dr. Sanvar Mal Kantva Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, SMS Medical College & Attached Group of Hospital, Jaipur
  • Dr. Mahendra Kumar Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College Churu

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i8.479

Abstract

Background: Varicocele, an abnormal dilatation and tortuosity of the pampiniform plexus of veins is found in about 15% of the general population with a marked left sided predominance. However this incidence rises to 35% in men with primary infertility and 70 to 80% in men with secondary infertility.

Methods: Hospital based prospective study conducted on 100 cases reporting to General surgery department within the study duration and eligible as per inclusion criteria was included in study.

Results: In our study out of Out of 100 patients maximum 42.00% patients were farmer followed by 22.00% patients were Coolies and Rickshaw Pullers, 17.00% patients were students, 10.00% were laborer and 9.00% were policemen.

Conclusion: It conclude that Varicocele epidemiology remains incompletely understood. We need well?designed, large?scale studies that include evaluation of important clinical factors to comprehend fully the epidemiological aspects of this condition.

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Published

2019-08-21

How to Cite

Kantva, D. S. M., & Kumar, D. M. (2019). AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF VARICOCELE. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 3(8), 149-151. https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i8.479

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