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a surgical procedure that attempts to restore the function of the vas deferens after a vasectomy

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Results of 1,469 microsurgical vasectomy reversals by the Vasovasostomy Study Group.
Robotic microsurgical vasovasostomy and vasoepididymostomy: A prospective randomized study in a rat model," Journal of Urology 171(4): 1720-1725.
Werthman performs the vasovasostomy as an outpatient procedure in one to two hours.
In the study, the decision to perform vasovasostomy or epididymal bypass was determined by the presence of sperm in the vasal fluid.
The pregnancy rate following vasovasostomy varies significantly, depending primarily on the interval between the vasectomy and the reversal.
Historically, surgeons have relied only on the standard vasovasostomy to reconnect the vas deferens.
3) Removal of a 4-cm length of vas has a 100% success rate but involves extensive operative dissection, increases the chance of bleeding and postoperative pain, and is not amenable to later vasovasostomy.