Vasectomy

Publication Date: December 1, 2012
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Preoperative Practice

A preoperative interactive consultation should be conducted, preferably in person. If an in-person consultation is not possible, then preoperative consultation by telephone or electronic communication is an acceptable alternative. (Clinical Principle / Expert Opinion, )
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Anesthesia for Vasectomy

Vasectomy should be performed with local anesthesia with or without oral sedation. If the patient declines local anesthesia or if the surgeon believes that local anesthesia with or without oral sedation will not be adequate for a particular patient, then vasectomy may be performed with intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. (Clinical Principle / Expert Opinion, )
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Overview

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Vasectomy

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