Medical News Today: Vasectomy side effects: Everything you need to know

A vasectomy is a common surgical procedure that works as an effective form of male contraception. We look at side effects, risks, and recovery following on from the procedure.
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[ANGOP] Luanda -The Attorney General Office (PGR) has been investigating for some time now the allegations of chemical castration and vasectomy in which are allegedly submitted some pastors of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Angola.
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International Journal of Impotence Research, Published online: 02 December 2019; doi:10.1038/s41443-019-0216-xComparison of low-power magnification one-layer vasovasostomy with stent and microscopic two-layer vasovasostomy for vasectomy reversal
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We describe a case in which the nodule presented similarly to a supernumerary testis by radiographic features.
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
To act as good stewards, urologists need to balance patient's pain requirements against the risk of narcotic abuse.
Source: Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
To ensure procedure success, American Urological Association Guidelines recommend post-vasectomy semen analysis; however, current literature suggests poor compliance. We sought to measure post-vasectomy semen analysis compliance and assess barriers to completion.
Source: Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionWe found a small statistically significant increase in PCa incidence after vasectomy, but in contrast the mortality of vasectomized men was significantly reduced. This may be due to higher likelihood of vasectomized men to undergo prostate-specific antigen testing, having healthier general lifestyle and other biological factors e.g. high reproductive fitness.
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
(CBS Local) — An injectable male contraceptive which lasts approximately 13 years has successfully completed a clinical trial and could be available to the public within the next seven months, scientists in India say. The new birth control method involves injecting a polymer, made of a compound called Styrene Maleic Anhydride, into the vas deferens, effectively blocking sperm from leaving the testicles. “The trials are over, including extended, phase 3 clinical trials for which 303 candidates were recruited with 97.3% success rate and no reported side-effects,” Dr. R.S. Sharma, senior scientist with the I...
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DISCUSSION: Delayed postvasectomy scrotal pain associated with hematospermia may be a sign of vasal recanalization. We propose that this symptom complex should prompt an investigation for vasal recanalization, during which the patient should be instructed to refrain from intercourse without the use of an additional method of contraception. PMID: 31710838 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Permanente journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Perm J Source Type: research
This book is written as a comprehensive technical reference for urologists performing microsurgical vasectomy reversals. The author seeks to provide an extensive reference on those microsurgical techniques by expanding upon the various scenarios and complications urologists may encounter in their operational decision-making through an entire text based on the literature and his vast personal experience. The book is organized into 3 sections focused on presurgical considerations, specific surgical techniques and intraoperative challenges, including with decision-making, and postreversal care and potential complications.
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Last month, I was honored to be named one of the BBC 100 Women of 2019, which is a list they compile each year of inspiring and influential women. The list includes women from around the world of all ages (from teenagers to nonagenarians) and various professions. People from around the world will be familiar with the names of some of the women, such as Alexandria of Ocasio-Cortez, Megan Rapinoe, and Greta Thunberg, while other women will be new to the world stage. This year’s theme was the female future and some of the 100 Women were invited to London or Delhi to answer the question, “What would the future loo...
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