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Noun1.vasovasostomy - a surgical procedure that attempts to restore the function of the vas deferens after a vasectomy
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Antisperm autoantibody responses to vasectomy and vasovasostomy in Fischer and Lewis rats.
Vasovasostomy and vasoepididymostomy are two procedures used for vasectomy reversal, the latter of which can also be utilized in cases of epididymal obstruction.
Vasovasostomy has the potential to restore fertility in up to 98% of cases, (26) which may or may not be desirable.
The text includes chapters with color photographs on cystectomy, nephrectomy, vasovasostomy, adrenalectomy, and pediatric urology that cover equipment, methods, anatomic considerations, patient selection and preparation, and study outcomes.
RDA: The use of ultrasound to evaluate scrotal contents was a major advance, as was the development of new techniques, instruments, and exquisite suture materials for microsurgical varicocelectomy, vasovasostomy, and vasoepididymostomy.
Unlike a vasectomy, however, reversal would theoretically be much simpler and much less expensive, about another $1,000, compared with $5,000-$12,000 for a vasovasostomy.