Polishing the 'gold standard' in vasovasostomy

February 1, 2004

San Antonio--Biomaterial wraps are a promising adjunct for vasovasostomy,according to results of an animal study that incorporated a biomaterialmatrix and a sealant into the conventional three-suture anastomosis. Researcherscalled this "polishing the gold standard" because of the highpatency rate of the standard procedure.