No-scalpel vasectomy recommended for family planning
by Janeth Parreņo
Davao City (22 January) -- Our country's population has always been a concern for the government; so as to address this issue the City Government of Davao is now promoting a no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) as a method for family planning.
No-scalpel vasectomy is a permanent way of family planning where a part of the tube (vas deferens) of the male is tied and removed. A small operation where there is no need for a cut and stitches.
NSV is recommended for male who has no plans of having more children. Its accuracy is estimated at 99.85% if the procedure and instructions were done and followed properly. But its effect will not be instantaneous; it would take three months before it is safe to say that the make has zero sperm.
Males would still need to use condoms or other contraceptives in the space of three months to ensure that their partner would not become pregnant. Patients are carefully and
thoroughly briefed and counseled before undergoing the procedure o ensure that he will not regret his decision.
The procedure will be done by exerts in this field, and starts by first injecting anesthesia in the testicles, and through a small hole, a small part of the two tubes or "vas" will be exposed and will be tied, cut and removed. The rest of the tube will be put back to place.
Side effects will only be a bit of swelling and pain on the wound from the operation. Other than that, urges and hormones are produced normally and he would be able to perform his manly duty during intercourse.
The male would still be able o ejaculate. The fluid would still have the same amount, form and smell but minus the sperms.
Recuperation from the procedure would only take 1 or 2 days, after that period of rest, he would be able t go about his duties normally. To date there are 2,492 No-scalpel vasectomy operations done in region 9.
The NSV International Inc. will be here in Davao on a mission to conduct a free No-Scalpel Vasectomy on January 21-22. (PIA/ADDU) [top]