Sperm antibodies after vasectomy with fulguration

N. J. Alexander, S. S. Schmidt, M. J. Free, M. V. Danilchik, W. T. Hill

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Abstract

Whether antisperm antibodies develop after vasectomy probably depends on several variables, 1 of which may be the surgical technique. The levels of serum antisperm antibodies were compared in men vasectomized by 2 techniques: vasoligation and fulguration. No difference in the incidence of spermagglutinating antibody was found in the 2 groups. However, immobilizing antibodies were observed in 43 percent of the men undergoing vasoligation but in only 29 percent of the men vasectomized by fulguration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-78
Number of pages2
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume115
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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