A vasectomy reversal
procedure takes approximately two hours under general anaesthetic, with most
patients returning home the same day. There are two techniques to reverse
The surgeon reattaches the two parts of the vas deferens that were cut
in the original procedure through small cuts on each side of the scrotum.
If during the vasovasostomy the surgeon finds that there is no seminal
fluid in the upper part of the vas deferens, suggesting a blockage, he will
attach the lower part of the vas deferens directly to the epididymis (sperm
Find your nearest BMI Healthcare hospital offering vasectomy reversal.
How successful is a vasectomy reversal?
The success of a vasectomy reversal is dependent on many factors and the
surgeons at BMI Healthcare can advise on whether the procedure may be
suitable. It is worth noting that although eight out of ten men will have
sperm in their semen after a reversal, only half of these will have made their
partner pregnant after two years.