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

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

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”)

Cleaning and preparing a used MadaJet for autoclave sterilization (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 (PDF file)

Vasectomy Procedure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NSV Instrument Care

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

Vasectomy Network Google Group

Vasectomy Network Google Group Map

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)

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

Testimonials

World Vasectomy Day patients discuss their procedures (videos)