What is the success rate for vasectomy reversal?
Vasectomy reversal is a surgical procedure, performed to undo a vasectomy.
During the procedure, the surgeon reconnects each tube that carries sperm from a testicle into the semen. When you decide to have a vasectomy reversal, your doctor will tell you more about the procedure and the expected result. Vasectomy reversal is a highly efficient procedure that brings positive results to a considerable number of patients. The intervention has a success rate that ranges from 40% to over 90%.
Factors that affect the success of the vasectomy reversal
Almost all vasectomies can be reversed, but this is not a guaranty for the success in conceiving a child.
There are some factors that might affect the success of this procedure, including:
Vasectomy reversals are most successful when they're done by a trained and experienced surgeon, who uses microsurgical techniques and surgical microscope. Serious complications after vasectomy reversals are very rare.