Vasectomy Reversal (Vasovasostomy)
How Well It Works
Chances of a successful vasectomy reversal decline over time. Reversals are more successful during the first 10 years after vasectomy.Reference 1
In general, vasectomy reversal:Reference 2
- Leads to overall pregnancy rates of greater than 50%.
- Has the greatest chance of success within 3 years of the vasectomy.
- Leads to pregnancy only about 30% of the time if the reversal is done 10 years after vasectomy.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: December 7, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology