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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2016, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (4): 341-343.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2016.04.014

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Treatment strategies for male infertility caused by varicocele

QIN Guozheng   

  1. Yunnan Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yunnan 650021
  • Received:2015-11-26 Online:2016-04-30 Published:2016-04-30

Abstract: Based on the recent literature linking varicocele to male infertility treated by Chinese medicine or intergrative medicine, guided by basic theory of TCM, the author thinks that varicocele is not bound to male fertility decline. According to TCM, infertility caused by varicocele is resulted from blood stasis in superficial venules of essence room, and blood fails to generate essece. The principal treatment is the method of removing blood stasis from meridians with promoting blood circulation to generate essence. The patients who have operation indications should undergo surgery, combined timely the TCM treatment. Furthermore, the physicians should engage in improving the curative effects by strengthening Three Categories of Etiological Factor System (San Yin Zhi Yi), improving the patients’ treatment compliance, avoiding the influences of unfavorable factors.

Key words: varicocele, infertility, pathogenesis, treatment trial, operation indications

CLC Number: 

  • R277.5