As mentioned in the FAQ, there are basically three major procedure types, and a mixture of methods of accessing, cutting and sealing the vas deferens. The main variants being Traditional, No Scalpel (NSV) and Open Ended. There is a fourth method practiced by the Marie Stopes (MSI) clinics in various countries. The method is known as either the Marie Stopes electrocautery no-scalpel vasectomy, or Percutaneous Electrocoagulation Vasectomy technique. The link to the procedure on the MSI site is a .PDF file. There are some diagrams, but the information does not make it clear that the MSI method is different to other methods of vasectomy, and in what respects. The difference between the MSI method and other techniques, is that with the …
A quick overview of the vasectomy operation and a great starting point for men considering the procedure.
A certain amount of bleeding after a vasectomy is typical. In this article, we’ll discuss how much bleeding is to be expected following the operation.
Is it possible to get pregnant after a vasectomy? What are the risks your operation will fail and result in a pregnancy?
Nearly all vasectomies will result in some level of bruising and swelling. Find out what’s normal and what’s not.
Couples often wonder if vasectomy or tubal ligation is the best option for permanent birth control. Learn about the differences in this article.
Learn what to expect at your pre-vasectomy consultation and what kinds of questions you should ask your doctor.
Dr. William Pannell offers his view on vasectomies.
What are the odds your vasectomy will fail? Learn everything you need to know about vasectomy failure rates in this article.
A comprehensive history of the vasectomy procedure from a political, historical, and clinical perspective.
A checklist designed to help men consider every aspect of their upcoming vasectomy operation.
Wondering how sperm are reabsorbed into your body after a vasectomy? This article explains it all.
A vasectomy is not considered successful until lab tests prove a man has no sperm present in his semen. In this article we discuss when you need to have a sperm test after a vasectomy and why it’s necessary.
Learn about the legal age requirements for a vasectomy as well as the medical and personal issues young men should consider before having the procedure.
Wondering how to know if a man has had a vasectomy? Discover why this is harder than you might think, and find out and what you can do to know for sure.
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