Vasectomy and vasovasostomy. I. Timing of histologic changes in immature and mature dog testis after vasectomy.

The effects of vasectomy on the development and maintenance of spermatogenesis was studied using immature and mature dog testes. Bilateral vasectomy in immature dogs delayed the development of advanced spermatocytes, spermatids, and spermatozoa for about 3 months postsurgery. Spermatogenesis appeared to be recovered to control levels by 4 months… CONTINUE READING