Sentence Examples

  • Chlamydia: The bacteria that causes chlamydia, Chlamydia trachomatis, trigger inflammation of the reproductive tract, leading to PID in women and epididymitis (inflammation of the epididymis) in men.
  • If the first surgery left the vas deferens very short, or if there appears to be scar tissue near the epididymis, the second attempt may be the more complicated vasoepididymostomy.
  • Vasoepididymostomy is done when an obstruction in the vas deferens close to the epididymis, or in the epididymis itself, is stopping sperm from getting through.
  • Success rates are lower than for vasovasotomy partly because sperm must be processed in the epididymis in order to be able to fertilize an egg.
  • Vasoepididymostomy connects the end of the vas deferens tube on each side of the scrotum directly to the epididymis on the same side.