Diagnosis and treatment of post-herniorrhaphy vas deferens obstruction.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of post-herniorrhaphy vas deferens obstruction.},
  author={Tadashi Matsuda},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={7 Suppl},
  • Tadashi Matsuda
  • Published 2000 in
    International journal of urology : official…
Childhood inguinal herniorrhaphy (IH) is one of the most frequent causes of seminal tract obstruction. The incidence of vasal obstruction was found to be as high as 26.7% in subfertile patients with a history of childhood IH. The distal end of the vas deferens was found at the internal inguinal ring or in the pelvic cavity in 56.7% of cases, more than 3 cm of the vas deferens had been resected in 37.9% of cases, and sperm was found in vasal fluid in 45.5% of cases during corrective surgery… CONTINUE READING