A vasectomy reversal is a microsurgical procedure that reconnects the vas deferens where it was interrupted by a vasectomy. Although vasectomy has historically been considered a permanent sterilization procedure, current advances in microsurgery over the past 15 years have greatly improved the success rate of vasectomy reversal.
The common reasons for vasectomy reversal are a new relationship or remarriage following a divorce or having a change of heart and a desire for more children. There are occasional unfortunate individuals who have lost their children and want to have more children.
Easy Vasectomy reversal™ procedure is performed in the One Stop Medical Center on a come-and-go basis. The actual operating time for a vasectomy reversal procedure can range from 2 to 2.5 hours, depending on its complexity. A local anesthetic is used. The patient returns home or to a hotel room after the vasectomy reversal procedure, but Dr. Shu requests that out-of-town patients stay in the Twin Cities area for at least one day following the vasectomy reversal procedure before returning home.
A preoperative consultation is an important step in planning on vasectomy reversal. Thanks to the Internet, the patients can get all information on vasectomy reversal from a well-designed high quality website.
The following topics related to vasectomy reversal are addresses in our website and will be discussed in a preoperative vasectomy reversal consultation.