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Varicocelectomy To Treat Pain, Predictors Of Success

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01395186
First Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2011
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Information provided by:
Mansoura University
  Purpose
there are many studies studying the effectiveness of surgical treatment in patients treated for infertility, but only a few reporting the results of varicocelectomy done for pain. This study attempted to examine the success rate of varicocele ligation when performed for the treatment of pain and to evaluate all the predictor factors that may affect the pain resolve

Condition Intervention
Pain Procedure: varicocelectomy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Varicocelectomy To Treat Pain, Predictors Of Success : A Prospective Study

Further study details as provided by Mansoura University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pain resolve after varicocelectomy [ Time Frame: 3 months foloow up ]
    degree of pain resolve after varicocelectomy


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • semen parameters [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    count,motility, morphology based on WHO 1995


Enrollment: 145
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
varicocelectomy
varicocelectomy for patients complaining of pain
Procedure: varicocelectomy
varicocelectomy for painful varicocele
Other Name: varicocelctomy

Detailed Description:
varicocelectomy for patients complaining of pain and studying the effectiveness and all predictors that can affect the degree of response
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • painful varicocele after failure of medical therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • responders to medical therapy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01395186


Locations
Egypt
Mansoura University
Mansoura, Egypt, 35516
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mansoura University
Investigators
Study Chair: ramadan ellithy, md Mansoura University
  More Information

Responsible Party: mansoura university
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01395186     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Varicocelectomy To Treat Pain,
First Submitted: July 11, 2011
First Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Verified: April 2009

Keywords provided by Mansoura University:
varicocele
pain