Resources and Links

AUA Vasectomy Guidelines

NSV: An Illustrated Guide for Surgeons, 3d Ed. (Engenderhealth) (PDF file)

AAFP NSV Self-Study Program (Charles “Chic” Wilson, Seattle) (PDF file)

EngenderHealth 2007 NSV Trainer’s Manual (Quite detailed. The “Illustrated Guide for Surgeons” and Dr. Wilson’s Program above are better for trainees.)

Assessment of NSV Performance (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City) (PDF file)

Mini-Needle Anesthesia Technique

Mini-Needle Anesthesia and Vasectomy (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City) (video 1)

Mini-Needle Anesthesia and Vasectomy (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City) (video 2)

Mini-Needle Technique (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City) (PDF file)

No-Needle Anesthesia

Use of the MadaJet for no-needle vasectomy (Doug Stein, Tampa) (video1)

Use of the MadaJet for no-needle vasectomy (Doug Stein, Tampa) (video2)

Use of the MadaJet for no-needle vasectomy (Charles “Chic” Wilson, Seattle) (video)

Use of the MadaJet for no-needle vasectomy (Ron Weiss, Ottawa) (video, first 1’40”)

How Many MadaJet Applications per Side is Ideal? (Doug Stein, Tampa) (webpage)

Cleaning and preparing a used MadaJet for autoclave sterilization (Doug Stein, Tampa)(video)

Preparing a sterile MadaJet for use (Doug Stein, Tampa) (video)

Anatomy and assembly of a MadaJet (Doug Stein, Tampa) (video)

History of MadaJet stands (Doug Stein, Tampa) (PDF file)

MadaJet Safety (Doug Stein, Tampa) (PDF file)

Vasectomy Procedure

Applying an elastic band to retract the penis out of the way during vasectomy (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa, USA)

NSV using thermal MC and hemoclip FI (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa, USA) (video1)

NSV using thermal MC and hemoclip FI (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa, USA) (video2)

NSV using thermal MC and hemoclip FI (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City, Canada) (video 1)

NSV using thermal MC and hemoclip FI (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City, Canada) (video 2, start at 2:40)

NSV using thermal MC and hemoclip FI (Ron Weiss, Ottawa, Canada) (video, start at 1″40″)

NSV using thermal MC and suture FI (John Curington, Tampa, USA) (video 1)

NSV using thermal MC and suture FI (John Curington, Tampa, USA) (video 2)

NSV using thermal MC and suture FI (Diana Torres, Bogota, Colombia)

MIV with excision and electro MC, no FI (Doron Boone, Bristol, UK) (video)

NSV using Wilson Forceps, electro MC, and suture FI (Charles “Chic” Wilson, Seattle, USA) (video)

NSV using electro MC, no FI (João Batista Pires, Porto Alegre, Brazil) (video, in French)

Amount of Tissue in FI Clip or Suture vs. Post-vasectomy Discomfort (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa) (webpage)

Isolating the Vas: “Typical” Anatomy, Left-Handed Operator (Doug Stein, Tampa) (PDF file)

Isolating the Ipsilateral Vas: “Challenging” Anatomy, Left-Handed Operator (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa) (PDF file)

Isolating the Ipsilateral Vas: “Challenging” Anatomy, Right-Handed Operator (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa) (PDF file)

Managing Technically Difficult Vasectomies (Doug Stein, Lutz/Tampa) (video of PowerPoint with embedded video)

Vasectomy Occlusion Techniques

History of Vasectomy Occlusion Techniques (E & L vs. MC & FI) (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City, Canada)

NSV Instrument Care

How to Sharpen NSV Dissecting Forceps (John Curington, Tampa) (video)

Processing (cleaning and sterilization/disinfection) (Engenderhealth 2001)

Vasectomy Network Google Group

Vasectomy Network Google Group

Basic Sciences

Colonization of Male Urethra (view PDF file)

The Epididymis – Dr. A.K. Sarda (view PDF file)

Post-Vasectomy Semen Analysis

Conversion chart: sperm/HPF to sperm/ML (download Excel worksheet)

One Approach to Eval’n of Mailed Specimens (Doug Stein, MD)

Low Sperm Count without Assessing Motility (Michel Labrecque et al, 2021)

Imaging

Sonography of the Vas Deferens (PDF file)

Hydrocele Sclerotherapy

Hydrocele Sclerotherapy  with doxycycline (PDF file)

Hydrocele Sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecylsulfate (STDS)

Hydrocele Sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecylsulfate (STDS) – 2

Hydrocele Sclerotherapy with 99.5% alcohol

Testimonials

World Vasectomy Day patients discuss their procedures (videos)

Post-Vasectomy Pain

Spermatic Cord Block (Sijo Parekattil, Winder Garden, FL) (video)

Targeted Denervation of the Spermatic Cord (Sijo Parekattil, Winder Garden, FL) (video)

Management of Chronic Orchalgia (Sijo Parekattil, Winder Garden, FL) (article)

Congestive Epididymitis (Michel Labrecque, Quebec City) (JPG file from a PowerPoint)