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Vasectomy 

Vasectomy
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Vasectomy
Author(s):

David Seiden

and Siobhan A. Corbett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199846085.003.0040
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date: 16 February 2020

A 37-year-old male geologist had a vasectomy, or excision of a segment of the ductus deferens (vas deferens, vas) 5 years ago for the purpose of sterilization after his first wife died. He has since remarried, and he and his second wife desire children. He consults a urologist to find out whether reunion of the deferent ducts can be done. The urologist recommends the operation but does not promise success.

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