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  • Sperm was noted in vasal fluid in 45.2% of the vasa during the operation and the patency rate of inguinal vasovasostomy was 88.9% [1].
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: Unilateral vasography was performed by a direct puncture technique with a lymphangiogram needle or through a partial thickness vasostomy technique in 2 groups of 10 adults Lewis rats using nonionic contrast medium mixed with methylene blue [2].
  • Treatment with methylprednisolone for two months beginning at the time of the vasovasostomy resulted in a decrease in antisperm antibodies compared with nontreated vasovasostomized animals, but there was no difference in fertility between treated and nontreated vasovasostomized groups [3].
  • Testes were prepared for histologic study at intervals up to seven months after vasectomy, vasectomy followed three months later by vasovasostomy, or sham operations [4].
  • The Silber vasovasostomy: a method of learning the microsurgical technique [5].

Anatomical context of Vasovasostomy


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Gene context of Vasovasostomy

  • To determine the age or degree of sexual maturity at which a microscopic vasovasostomy is technically feasible, we collected surgical or autopsy vasa from 34 young males over a three year period, and correlated vasal size to age and Tanner stage (degree of sexual maturity ranging from 1-childhood to 5-adult) [15].
  • Two more minor proteins that remained reduced after vasovasostomy were identified as prostaglandin D2 synthase and phosphatidylethanolamine-binding protein [16].
  • Among these, CRISP-1 remained reduced in LF after vasovasostomy [16].
  • Vas patency determined 2 months after vasovasostomy was 80% (8 of 10) in the mature group and 89% (8 of 9) in the immature group [17].
  • Epididymal sperm, obtained from patients at orchiectomy and vasovasostomy were found to lack the MHS-5 antigen [18].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Vasovasostomy


  1. Seminal tract obstruction caused by childhood inguinal herniorrhaphy: results of microsurgical reanastomosis. Matsuda, T., Muguruma, K., Hiura, Y., Okuno, H., Shichiri, Y., Yoshida, O. J. Urol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  2. Comparison of puncture versus vasotomy techniques for vasography in an animal model. Poore, R.E., Schneider, A., DeFranzo, A.J., Humphries, S.T., Woodruff, R.D., Jarow, J.P. J. Urol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  3. Early antibody response following vasectomy is related to fertility after vasovasostomy in glucocorticoid-treated and untreated Lewis rats. Flickinger, C.J., Harris, M., Herr, J.C., Howards, S.S. J. Urol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  4. Testicular alterations are linked to the presence of elevated antisperm antibodies in Sprague-Dawley rats after vasectomy and vasovasostomy. Flickinger, C.J., Howards, S.S., Carey, P.O., Spell, D.R., Kendrick, S.J., Caloras, D., Gallien, T.N., Herr, J.C. J. Urol. (1988) [Pubmed]
  5. The Silber vasovasostomy: a method of learning the microsurgical technique. Carpenter, A.A. J. Urol. (1978) [Pubmed]
  6. Vasovasostomy in rabbits after vasectomy or vas occlusion by tantalum clip. Lohiya, N.K., Tiwari, S.N. J. Reprod. Fertil. (1984) [Pubmed]
  7. Seminal carnitine concentration in obstructive azoospermia. Eigenmann, J., Bandhauer, K., Tomamichel, G. Eur. Urol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  8. Early testicular changes after vasectomy and vasovasostomy in Lewis rats. Flickinger, C.J., Herr, J.C., Howards, S.S., Sisak, J.R., Gleavy, J.M., Fusia, T.J., Vailes, L.D., Handley, H.H. Anat. Rec. (1990) [Pubmed]
  9. Analysis of intra-operative aspirates taken during microsurgical refertilization in obstructive azoospermia--preliminary results. The BMFT Study Group for Microsurgery, Giessen. Schroeder-Printzen, I., Haidl, G., Ernst, E., Weiske, W.H., Zumbé, J., Dandal, M., Köhn, F.M., Weidner, W. Andrologia (1996) [Pubmed]
  10. Morphologic changes of the vas deferens after vasectomy and vasovasostomy in dogs. Hamidinia, A., Beck, A.D., Wright, N. Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics. (1983) [Pubmed]
  11. Splinted vasovasostomy. Comparison of polyglycolic acid and polypropylene sutures. Lykins, L.E., Witherington, R. Urology (1978) [Pubmed]
  12. Further clinical experience with CO2 laser in microsurgical vasovasostomy. Rosemberg, S.K. Urology (1988) [Pubmed]
  13. Use of papaverine during vasovasostomy. Marmar, J.L., DeBenedictis, T.J., Praiss, D.E. Urology (1986) [Pubmed]
  14. Carbon dioxide laser microsurgical vasovasostomy. Rosemberg, S.K., Elson, L., Nathan, L.E. Urology (1985) [Pubmed]
  15. Injury to the pre-pubertal vas deferens. I. Histological analysis of pre-pubertal human vas. Pryor, J.L., Mills, S.E., Howards, S.S. J. Urol. (1991) [Pubmed]
  16. Postvasectomy alterations in protein synthesis and secretion in the rat caput epididymidis are not repaired after vasovasostomy. Turner, T.T., Riley, T.A., Vagnetti, M., Flickinger, C.J., Caldwell, J.A., Hunt, D.F. J. Androl. (2000) [Pubmed]
  17. Effect of vasovasostomy on contralateral testicular damage associated with unilateral vasectomy in mature and immature Lewis rats. West, D.A., Chehval, M.J., Winkelmann, T., Martin, S.A. Fertil. Steril. (2000) [Pubmed]
  18. Immunohistochemical localization of the MHS-5 antigen in principal cells of human seminal vesicle epithelium. Evans, R.J., Herr, J.C. Anat. Rec. (1986) [Pubmed]
  19. Experimental study of hollow, absorbable polyglycolic acid tube as stent for vasovasostomy. Flam, T.A., Roth, R.A., Silverman, M.L., Gagne, R.G. Urology (1989) [Pubmed]
  20. Vasovasostomy. Experimental comparative study of polyglycolic acid and polypropylene sutures in the dog. Lykins, L.E., Witherington, R. Urology (1977) [Pubmed]
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