Friday, 14 February 2014


Evidence Based Reports

Scalpel versus no-scalpel incision for vasectomy (2011)[Cochrane]

Vasectomy occlusion techniques for male sterilization (2011)[Cochrane]

Clinical Guidelines

Vasectomy (2013)[Map of Medicine] updated

European Association of Urology Guidelines on Vasectomy (2011)[European Association of Urology]

Recent articles in core journals

Vasectomy reversal outcomes among patients with vasal obstructive intervals greater than 10 years (2014) [Urology] NEW

Vasectomy: the other (better) form of sterilization(2011)[Contraception]

Mini-Incision Vasectomy Reversal Using No-scalpel Vasectomy Principles: Efficacy and Postoperative Pain Compared With Traditional Approaches to Vasectomy Reversal (2011)[Urology]

Vasectomy reversal (2008)[Fertility and Sterility]

Vasectomy and the Risk of Prostate Cancer (2008)[Journal of Urology]


No Scalpel Vasectomy (2013)[eMedicine] updated

Sterilisation (Female Sterilisation and Vasectomy)(2012)[Mentor]

Vasectomy - a guide for GPs (2011)[BMJ Learning]

Clinical Queries

Is there any increase risk of testicular or prostate cancer following vasectomy? (2009) [TRIPAnswers]

What are the causes and treatment of post-vasectomy pain? What are the other common complications after vasectomy (apart from bleeding)? (2008)[TRIPAnswers]

Patient Information

Vasectomy (2013)[NHS Choices] updated

Vasectomy (2012)[BUPA Health Information] updated

Vasectomy reversal (2012)[BUPA Health Information] updated


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