All posts by pwerthman

5

Sep

How Long Does it Take to Get Pregnant After Vasectomy Reversal?

Published: September 5, 2019

A vasectomy is intended to serve as a permanent sterilization procedure for men, so some people are surprised to hear that it is reversible. Up to ten percent of men who have had a vasectomy end up changing their minds at some point in the future. It happens for a variety of reasons: remarrying and wanting … Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Get Pregnant After Vasectomy Reversal?

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5

Sep

IN-SITU MINI-INCISION MICROTESE (Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction)

Published: September 5, 2019

Microsurgical testicular sperm extraction (microTESE, testicular microdissection) is a major advancement in the treatment of the most challenging cases of male infertility. The procedure offers very good success rates for men, who just thirty years ago, would not have been able to father a child. Unfortunately, there are a number of risks and drawbacks to … Continue reading IN-SITU MINI-INCISION MICROTESE (Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction)

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23

Jul

Can a Vasectomy Be Reversed After 15 Years?

Published: July 23, 2019

The short answer to whether a vasectomy can be reversed after 15 years is YES. However, there are several factors that influence the success of the outcome. To better understand why, it’s important to appreciate that reversing a vasectomy is far more complicated than performing a vasectomy. Thousands of vasectomies are performed every day by … Continue reading Can a Vasectomy Be Reversed After 15 Years?

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2

Jul

Is a Vasectomy Easily Reversed?

Published: July 2, 2019

Whether or not a vasectomy can be easily reversed is a frequently asked question in online communities and deserves a thorough answer. While it is true that vasectomies can be successfully reversed, the term ‘easy’ is relative. In the hands of a skilled microsurgeon who performs these procedures regularly, most straight-forward vasectomy reversals are relatively … Continue reading Is a Vasectomy Easily Reversed?

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26

Feb

The Female Reproductive Tract – A Natural Selection Gatekeeper

Published: February 26, 2019

There was a study recently published in the journal Science Advances that took an exciting look at the female reproductive system and specifically, how it is biologically designed to filter sperm through a series of gates – ultimately weeding out the slowest “swimmers.” While we can marvel out how intricately designed a woman’s anatomy is … Continue reading The Female Reproductive Tract – A Natural Selection Gatekeeper

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