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Vasectomy reversal

Vasectomy reversal

Vasectomy reversal: Vasectomy reversal is surgery to sew the vas deferens tubes back together to provide sperm to semen in the seminal vesicles; an alternative method is to attach the vas deferens directly to the epididymis on each testicle, such as required when the flow of sperm is blocked within the tubes. The method used may not be determined until surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Vasectomy reversal

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Vasectomy reversal:

  • Vasectomy (male sterilization)

Anesthetic Requirements for Vasectomy reversal

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Vasectomy reversal may include:

  • General or regional anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Vasectomy reversal

Possible surgical complications of Vasectomy reversal may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Vasectomy reversal

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The success rate is about 50% (one out of two operations results in a future pregnancy within two years).

Vasectomy reversal: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Vasectomy reversal: Three to four weeks for physical activity.

Vasectomy reversal: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Vasectomy reversal) include:

  • Vasovasectomy

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