Vasectomy is an elective surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception. During the procedure, the male vasa deferentia are cut and tied or sealed so as to prevent... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Sterilization
  • First use:  1899 (experiments from 1785)
  • Perfect use:  0.10%
  • Typical use:  0.15%, "Vas-Clip" nearly 1%
  • Duration effect:  Permanent
  • Reversibility:  Possible
  • User reminders:  Two consecutive negative semen specimens required to verify no sperm.
  • Clinic review:  All
  • STD protection:  No
  • Benefits:  No need for general anesthesia. Lower cost and less invasive than tubal ligation for females.
  • Risks:  Temporary local inflammation of the testes, long-term genital pain.
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo