vasography


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vasography

 [vas-og´rah-fe]
2. contrast delineation of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles.

va·sog·ra·phy

(vā-sog'ră-fē),
Radiography of the vas deferens to determine patency, by injecting contrast medium into its lumen either transurethrally or by open vasotomy.
[vas + G. graphō, to write]

vasography

/va·sog·ra·phy/ (va-zog´rah-fe) angiography.

va·sog·ra·phy

(vā-sog'ră-fē)
Radiography of the vas deferens to determine patency, by injecting contrast medium into its lumen either transurethrally or by open vasotomy.
[vas + G. graphō, to write]

vasography

radiography of the blood vessels.
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Vasography is not required and should be discouraged for men with an ejaculatory duct obstruction (Level of Evidence 3, Grade C Recommendation).
Urologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and reproductive medicine and other specialists from North America and Europe address the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of infertility, covering the anatomy and physiology of the male reproductive system; the history and physical examination, basic laboratory evaluation, genetic evaluation, imaging, testis biopsy, vasography, and other evaluation topics; treatment of obstructive and non-obstructive azoospermia; ejaculatory disorders; varicocele, hydrocele, and retractile testes; non-surgical treatments; sexual disorders; assisted reproduction; and other topics, such as pediatric urology, the preservation of fertility, sperm cryopreservation, nursing consideration, and the cost-effectiveness of treatments.
Historically, vasography has been used as the gold standard method in the diagnosis of ejaculatory duct obstruction.