At Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital our expert urologists specialise in male fertility and can provide you with rapid access to vasectomy reversal surgery.
Why choose Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital for your vasectomy reversal surgery?
At Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital our experienced urologists are experts in male fertility and specialise in vasectomy reversal surgery. If your personal circumstances have changed and you are looking to reverse your vasectomy, our urology consultants are here to help and can provide you with rapid access to treatment. Our surgeons have a great track record of successful outcomes from their vasectomy reversal procedures, employing the most modern techniques.
All of our leading urologists are well supported by our matron-led nursing team who pride themselves on providing first-class clinical support and a warm hospital atmosphere. By choosing us for your vasectomy reversal surgery, you will have access to your own private patient room featuring a large en-suite bathroom, flat screen TV and unlimited wireless internet.
What happens during vasectomy reversal surgery
- Vasectomy reversal is performed under general anaesthetic
- It usually takes between an 1 hour - 1.5 hours
- During a vasectomy the vas deferen tubes are cut preventing sperm from leaving the epididymis
- To reverse this procedure your surgeon in Wolverhampton will locate the site of your vasectomy
- They will usually make cuts on each side of your scrotum
- After examining each testicle they will free up the tubes and remove any scar tissue
- Using a special microscope they will stitch the ends of the tubes back together
- They will close the surgical wounds with stitches.
After vasectomy reversal surgery at Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital
- You should be able to go home the day of your procedure but you should arrange for someone to drive you
- Take over the counter pain relief such as Paracetamol if you have any discomfort, as advised by the clinical team
- You should avoid any strenuous activity or heavy lifting for at least 3 weeks after your surgery
- Gentle walking may speed your recovery
- Please discuss any return to work with your consultant
- About 6 - 8 weeks after your surgery you will need to return to our clinic to give a semen sample
- We will examine the sample for sperm
- If no sperm are present or your sperm count is very low we may ask you to return for another test at a later date.
General complications could include:
- Infection in the surgical wound
Specific complications of a vasectomy reversal could include:
- Long term pain
- Bleeding within the scrotum
- Damage to blood vessel
- Scar tissue causing the tubes to block
- Failure to restore fertility.
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