vasovasostomy


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vasovasostomy

 [vas″o-vah-sos´tah-me]
anastomosis of the ends of the severed vas (ductus) deferens.

va·so·va·sos·to·my

(vā'sō-vă-sos'tŏ-mē, vas'ō-),
Surgical anastomosis of vasa deferentia, to restore fertility in a previously vasectomized male.
[vaso- + vaso- + G. stoma, mouth]

vasovasostomy

(vā′zō-vā-zŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical creation of a passage connecting the ends of a severed vas deferens to restore fertility in a vasectomized male.

va·so·va·sos·to·my

(vā'sō-vă-sos'tŏ-mē)
Surgical anastomosis of vasa deferentia to restore fertility in previously vasectomized men.
[vaso- + vaso- + G. stoma, mouth]
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While a vasovasostomy doesn't ensure conception, a study published last March shows it is more successful than in-vitro fertilization.
The time to pregnancy averaged between 10 and 12 months after surgery and was longer following epididymal bypass than vasovasostomy, Dr.
Because of vasovasostomy's limitations, doctors have developed nonsurgical methods of restoring male fertility.
But after 10 years, you'll probably get a higher pregnancy rate with the biopsy device and IVF/ICSI." fisch recommends the procedure for men who have undergone a vasovasostomy, but failed to achieve a pregnancy.
Results of 1,469 microsurgical vasectomy reversals by the Vasovasostomy Study Group.
Happily, most granulomas are silent and are dicovered at vasovasostomy. Any tender nodule at the testicular end of the vas may be a granuloma.
In one instance the epididymitis became chronic, and removal of the organ or vasovasostomy was suggested, but to date the patient has declined this procedure.