Objective: To evaluate laparoscopic varicocelectomy for the treatment of infertility in Saudi males. Methods: Between January 1992 and July 1994,laparoscopic varicocele repair was performed at Saudi Aramco Dhahran Health Center, in 48 patients, 8 for pain and 40 for infertility. Results: The 8 patients with pain improved postoperatively. As for those with infertility, 6 3 %had an improved sperm count and 66% showed increased sperm motility. Thirty percent had no change in motility or count. Conclusion: Laparoscopic varicocelectomy is a simple and safe technique with good results and can be performed as day surgery with early return to normal activity.

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