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British Andrology Society guidelines for the assessment of post vasectomy semen samples (2002)
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    BAS post vasectomy guidelines
    • Paul Hancock, Andrologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Eileen McLaughlin

    Dear Editor

    In reply to the points raised by Cunningham et al.[1] to the British Andrology Society post vasectomy guidelines, we feel that the authors answer their own criticism - especially the need to assess fresh samples if sperm are found in the initial sample. Our guidelines are to allow the identification of men with few motile cells following heavy c...

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    Assessment of post vasectomy semen samples
    • Richard Cunningham, Medical Microbiologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • David Dance, Jim Greig, and Adam Brown

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the British Andrology Society (BAS) guidelines for the assessment of post vasectomy semen samples (2002).[1] The authors have carried out a thorough and comprehensive review of the topic, and we are convinced by their recommendation that assessment should be undertaken 16 weeks and at least 24 ejaculates after vasectomy. We are unconvinced however, by the specific recommendations ab...

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