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Pregnancy rates of 30-40% are possible after vasovasostomy
Although vasectomy is popular as a simple and reliable method of achieving male sterility, about 3% of patients request its reversal. This usually occurs when vasectomy had been carried out at a time of personal or emotional crisis or when divorce and remarriage followed vasectomy. Vasovasostomy has been available for over 20 years: how effective is it?
Various techniques have been reported. Acceptable rates of patency and pregnancy have been reported after macroscopic vasovasostomy, vasovasostomy with optical loupe magnification, and microsurgical methods. Common to all successful …