Vesicostomy button: how is it placed, in whom, and how is quality of life affected?

The vesicostomy button has been shown to be a safe and effective bladder management strategy for short- or medium-term use when CIC cannot be instituted. This study reports our use with the vesicostomy button, highlighting the pros and cons of its use and complications.

Vasectomy and risk of prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies - Abstract

The results of published literature focusing on the association between vasectomy and the incidence of prostate cancer are often inconsistent.

Staphylococcus lugdunensis endocarditis following vasectomy - report of a case history and review of the literature - Abstract

Staphylococcus lugdunensis is a coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CoNS), and part of the normal skin flora.

An inexpensive yet realistic model for teaching vasectomy - Abstract

PURPOSE: Teaching the no-scalpel vasectomy is important, since vasectomy is a safe, simple, and cost-effective method of contraception.

The evolution of vasectomy reversal - Abstract

In the USA, about 500,000 vasectomies are performed each year, with up to 6 % of men requesting reversal.

Vasectomy and prostate cancer risk: A meta-analysis of cohort studies - Abstract

Some studies have suggested that vasectomy is associated with the increased risk of prostate cancer, however, this conclusion is not supported by all the published studies.

Microscopic visualization of intravasal spermatozoa is positively associated with patency after bilateral microsurgical vasovasostomy - Abstract

We evaluated pre-operative and intraoperative factors associated with successful patency following bilateral microsurgical vasovasostomy (VV).

Outcomes of microsurgical vasovasostomy for vasectomy reversal: A meta-analysis and systematic review - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of the published literature evaluating vasovasostomy for vasectomy reversal outcomes.

Association between the presence of sperm in the vasal fluid during vasectomy reversal and postoperative patency: A systematic review and meta-analysis - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between the presence of sperm in the vasal fluid during vasectomy reversal (VR) and postoperative patency.

Male contraception: Past, present and future - Abstract

Current contraceptive options available to men include withdrawal, condoms, and vasectomy, each of which has its own drawbacks.

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