Entries by René Woderich

Varicocele and infertility

35-40% of men undergoing infertility evaluation have a varicocele. Although the damage caused might be multifactorial and the exact mechanism is not fully understood, testicular hyperthermia is probably a significant factor. Today, treatment has evolved into a variety of techniques. There is a consensus between the European Association of Urology (EAU) and American Society for […]

Surgical Sperm Retrieval at the time of Vasectomy Reversal

England and Wales have the highest divorce rate in the EU with 42% of all marriages failing. 5% of men who had a vasectomy request reversal at a later date. The European Association of Urology (EAU) issued the following strong recommendations: Microsurgical vasectomy reversal is a low-risk and (cost-) effective method of restoring fertility. Surgical […]