Vasectomy

Vasectomy is an elective surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception. During the procedure, the male vasa deferentia are cut and tied or sealed so as to prevent... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Sterilization
  • First use:  1899 (experiments from 1785)
  • Perfect use:  0.10%
  • Typical use:  0.15%, "Vas-Clip" nearly 1%
  • Duration effect:  Permanent
  • Reversibility:  Possible
  • User reminders:  Two consecutive negative semen specimens required to verify no sperm.
  • Clinic review:  All
  • STD protection:  No
  • Benefits:  No need for general anesthesia. Lower cost and less invasive than tubal ligation for females.
  • Risks:  Temporary local inflammation of the testes, long-term genital pain.
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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