Modified vasectomy reversal simplifies technique

Among the important research on male infertility presented at the 2004 AUA annual meeting, a new vasoepididymostomy technique and findings about the impact of long-term varicoceles on pregnancy rates took center stage, said Craig S. Niederberger, MD, chief of andrology at the University of Illinois, Chicago. This research, as well as data questioning the value of two widely used prognostic measures, provided the most significant take-home points for practicing urologists, he said