Male Factor Infertility

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What is a varicocele?

Varicocele represents the most common cause of male factor infertility, as it accounts for around 25% of cases. Varicocele is a clinical condition characterized by the presence of varicose (enlarged) veins around the testicles. The condition is more common on the left than on the right testicle, although both testicles can be affected. It is still debated how the varicocele causes infertility but it is suggested that the increase in temperature and presence of toxic metabolites, which stagnate in the varicose veins around the testicle, can potentially damage the testicle leading to deterioration in quality of the sperm.

Why Choose Giulio

Giulio is a veteran surgeon with 15 years of experience in the field of Andrology and Reconstruction. He is also one of the largest penile prosthesis implanters in Europe, as well as the surgeon who performs the largest number of procedures for the correction of complex cases of Peyronie's disease. He has been invited to lecture and perform surgery in 21 different countries, in 6 different continents.


Penile prosthesis implants last year


Complex Andrological procedures every year


Phalloplasties over his career