Do rejoined vas deferens have to reconnect where they're supposed to onto the epididymis?

Can it rejoin somewhere else on the epididymis or testicle?

Answers from doctors (1)


Naresh Parajuli, MBBS, FRACGP

Published on Aug 03, 2018

The two cut ends of the vas deferens get reconnected when vasectomy reversal is done. It does not get reconnected in the testicle or epididymis.

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Answered by Naresh Parajuli, MBBS, FRACGP

The two cut ends of the vas deferens get reconnected when vasectomy reversal is done. It does not get reconnected in the testicle or epididymis.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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