AB049. Application of postoperative follow-up system for varicocele
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AB049. Application of postoperative follow-up system for varicocele

Lei Wang, Qianqian Sheng, Shan Lu, Qianqian Ding

Division of Life Sciences and Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of USTC, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China

Background: To understand the common complications after varicocele and evaluate the established follow-up system.

Methods: Through the establishment of a well-structured follow-up team, the construction of a follow-up center information digitization platform, etc., the follow-up files of patients with varicocele surgery were collected and established, and the patients who underwent varicocele surgery in our hospital for three years were treated.

Results: In the past three years, there were more than 860 patients with varicocele surgery in our hospital. The clinical follow-up rate was >98%. During 2015–2017, the follow-up group had 4,110 regular telephone visits at 1, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. The number of outpatient review was 855, and a total of 1598 B-ultrasounds were reviewed. Through follow-up team members’ planned and systematic work arrangements, early detection and treatment of various postoperative complications and adverse events have brought good benefits to patients.

Conclusions: The application of follow-up system after varicocele plays a vital role in the postoperative rehabilitation of patients, and improves the level of clinical diagnosis and treatment. It is of great significance for the connotation construction of clinical medical research.

Keywords: Varicocele; postoperative follow-up; evaluation

doi: 10.21037/tau.2018.AB049

Cite this article as: Wang L, Sheng Q, Lu S, Ding Q. Application of postoperative follow-up system for varicocele. Transl Androl Urol 2018;7(Suppl 5):AB049. doi: 10.21037/tau.2018.AB049