Update on Vasectomy Protocol
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- Stember, D.S. & Nagler, H.M. Curr Urol Rep (2012) 13: 467. doi:10.1007/s11934-012-0287-4
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Vasectomy is a commonly practiced form of male contraception with over half a million procedures performed annually. Among urologists who perform the procedure, there is considerable variation in pre-procedure patient counseling, vasectomy technique, and post-procedure practices regarding confirmation of sterility. We report an overview of the vasectomy literature published within the past year with a focus on guidelines that have been recently published by two major organizations, the American Urological Association (AUA) and the European Association of Urology (EAU).