Robotic-Assisted Microsurgical Varicocelectomy

  • Mohamed H. Etafy
  • Richard A. Mendelson
  • Sijo J. Parekattil


The purpose of this chapter is a contemporary review of the use of robotic microsurgical techniques for the purpose of fertility improvement in males. The robotic-assisted microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy technique will be discussed in detail. There are potential benefits in terms of decreased surgeon fatigue and improved surgical efficiency when utilizing a robotic platform for such procedures. This chapter presents the technique and early outcomes of some high-volume centers utilizing this technique.


Robotic Microsurgery Fertility DaVinci Varicocelectomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed H. Etafy
    • 1
    • 2
  • Richard A. Mendelson
    • 3
  • Sijo J. Parekattil
    • 4
  1. 1.Al-Azhar University HospitalAssiutEgypt
  2. 2.Department of UrologyPUR Clinic, South Lake HospitalClermontUSA
  3. 3.Department of Graduate PsychologyKeiser UniversityFt. LauderdaleUSA
  4. 4.Personalized Urology & Robotics, The PUR Clinic & University of Central FloridaClermontUSA

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