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.
The results of published literature focusing on the association between vasectomy and the incidence of prostate cancer are often inconsistent.
Staphylococcus lugdunensis is a coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CoNS), and part of the normal skin flora.
PURPOSE: Teaching the no-scalpel vasectomy is important, since vasectomy is a safe, simple, and cost-effective method of contraception.
In the USA, about 500,000 vasectomies are performed each year, with up to 6 % of men requesting reversal.
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.
We evaluated pre-operative and intraoperative factors associated with successful patency following bilateral microsurgical vasovasostomy (VV).
OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of the published literature evaluating vasovasostomy for vasectomy reversal outcomes.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between the presence of sperm in the vasal fluid during vasectomy reversal (VR) and postoperative patency.
Current contraceptive options available to men include withdrawal, condoms, and vasectomy, each of which has its own drawbacks.