The Right to Informed Consent
You have the Right to Informed Consent. Ask the right questions, make an informed decision!
Why are you having surgery? Do you need to have surgery? Is there any alternative?
Benefits of Surgery?
Your Surgeon's Skill & Results
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The Number Needed to Treat (NNT) for varicocelectomy is 7. Meaning that for every 7 people undergo surgery, only one person will benefit with a successful pregnancy . So, the 30-60% semen improvement you see is very misleading. Now, mix this is the