International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 175–184 | Cite as

Retrograde phlebography of the internal spermatic vein in varicocele

  • J. Vajda
  • K. Bőhm
  • L. Horváth
  • Z. Molnár


The results of retrograde phlebography of the internal spermatic vein in 110 cases of varicocele are reported. The anatomy of the vein, including the sites of its orifices and its possible communications with other veins of the area are described. Observations with the catheter method, also some hitherto unpublished findings, are presented. The significance of selective and superselective venography, in the interest of the choice of the appropriate surgical procedure, is emphasized.


Public Health Catheter Varicocele Spermatic Vein Internal Spermatic Vein 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Vajda
    • 1
  • K. Bőhm
    • 1
  • L. Horváth
    • 1
  • Z. Molnár
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Medical SchoolPécs

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