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Varicocelectomy is the surgical treatment of varicose veins in and above the scrotum. These veins drain blood from the testicles, and when their valves malfunction to form swollen varicose veins, the blood may pool in the testicles rather than draining properly. This can result in increased temperature in the area. Because sperm develops best slightly below core body temperature, these impaired veins (varicoceles) can cause or contribute to infertility.

Varicocelectomy is surgery designed to improve the blood flow by closing the impaired veins, thus re-routing the blood through the healthy veins that are still working properly.

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