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Table 3 Results

From: Bilateral spermatic cord en bloc ligation by laparoendoscopic single-site surgery: preliminary experience compared to conventional laparoscopy

  LESS varicoselectomy Convention laparoscopic varicocelectomy
Number of patients 10 14
Mean operative time 45.4 minutes 88.3 minutes
Mean blood loss < 30 ml < 30 ml
Mean hospital stay 16.6 hours 51.4 hours
Postoperative analgesia 0 5 patients
Mean time return to work 2.3 days 4.7 days
Technique Non selective 5 patients: selective
9 patients: non-selective
Complications No 2 patients