Cancer and cardiovascular disease after vasectomy: an epidemiological database study.

@article{Goldacre2005CancerAC,
  title={Cancer and cardiovascular disease after vasectomy: an epidemiological database study.},
  author={Michael J. Goldacre and Clare J. Wotton and Valerie A Seagroatt and David R G Yeates},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={1438-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether vasectomy is associated with an increased long-term risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease. DESIGN Analysis of database of linked statistical records of hospital admissions and deaths. SETTING Health region in southern England. PATIENT(S) Men aged 20-59 years who were admitted to a hospital for vasectomy. INTERVENTION(S) None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Rates of cancer and cardiovascular disease compared with the corresponding rates in a reference cohort… CONTINUE READING

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