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Vasectomy101 Vasectomy Reversal Male Infertility & Treatment Your Doctors
Vasectomy101 Vasectomy Reversal Male Infertility & Treatment Your Doctors
Vasectomy101 Vasectomy Reversal Male Infertility & Treatment Your Doctors
Vasectomy101 Vasectomy Reversal Male Infertility & Treatment Your Doctors

vasectomy and vasectomy reversal surgery

Family planning and reproductive health issues are important for many couples looking for male infertility treatments in Arizona or vasectomy and vasectomy reversal surgery. Whether you need to find a reliable, long lasting birth control method like a vasectomy, or are looking to reverse an earlier vasectomy, consult the most qualified medical professionals in your area.

Most modern vasectomies are designed for an easier reversal and are now almost incision free. The no scalpel vasectomy technique involves a midline puncture in the scrotal sac. The vas deferens are guided through the opening and tied, cauterized or cut. The entire procedure takes approximately 20-30 minutes.

There are two types of procedures for a reverse vasectomy: a vasovasostomy or vasoepididymostomy. After a preliminary examination of sperm motility, the urologist will determine whether or not the patient is eligible for the more common procedure, the vasovasostomy. This modern vasectomy reversal involves a careful realignment and reconnection of the vas deferens to restore normal sperm flow. If there is still some blockage, the patient may be eligible for a vasoepididymostomy, where the blockage may be bypassed by connecting the vas deferens directly to the epididymis.

The patients must prepare for surgery, and be prepared for life directly after surgery. Because it takes two, a patient must consider the fertility of their partner and whether they are prepared for some of the required tests. In some cases, for example, a testicular biopsy will require a needle inserted to extract fluid for examination. Side effects after surgery are usually mild. Success rates vary with age, the number of years since the original vasectomy procedure, and the microsurgeon’s skill.

Vasectomy, vasectomy reversal surgery and other reproductive health issues, are part of the finest urologic medical practice providing male infertility treatments in Arizona.