What are the elements of informed consent for a no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV)?

Updated: Jan 19, 2016
  • Author: M David Stockton, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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See the list below:

  • Informed consent is critical. Include the patient’s partner in preoperative and postoperative instructions. The procedure must be seen as an attempt at permanent sterilization.


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