Dr. Kavoussi publishes study on the demographics of men undergoing vasectomy in urban vs rural settings

Vasectomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the United States, with approximately half a million men undergoing vasectomy annually. A recent study by Dr.’s Kavoussi, Machen, and Bird examined the demographics of men undergoing vasectomy in an urban versus a rural setting. This study aids in characterizing men who ultimately choose vasectomy and may facilitate strategies increasing …

Dr. Kavoussi is named a recipient of outstanding journal reviewer award

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is a critical medical journal reviewer who feels very strongly about the importance of strong scientific articles with good methodology being published in scientific journals. Because of this, he dedicates a great deal of time performing the service of reviewing scientific articles for publication for multiple journals including: Journal of Urology, Journal of Sexual Medicine, U.S. Pharmacist, …

Study published on targeted microsurgical spermatic cord denervation for men with chronic testicular pain

Chronic testicular pain is one of the most common complaints seen in the urologist’s office, and it continues to be a challenging entity to identify and treat.  Conservative therapy is first-line treatment; however, when conservative treatment fails, surgical intervention may be indicated.  Microsurgical spermatic cord denervation (MSCD), surgery on the microscopic nerves responsible for this type of pain, has become …

The Journal of Robotic Surgery publishes Dr. Kavoussi’s study on learning curve for robotic vasectomy reversal

Dr. Kavoussi’s research on the learning curve for robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal was published in the Journal of Robotic Surgery.  Dr. Kavoussi states, “The first thing that must be demonstrated when a new technology is applied to a surgical procedure is safety and effectiveness.  Our study on the effectiveness of robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal was published in 2015.  …

Dr. Kavoussi publishes research showing Ibuprofen does not impact men’s semen parameters in an adverse manner.

Vasectomy reversal is the first step towards pregnancy, however there are factors to consider after the vasectomy reversal has successfully been completed.  Data is showing that men in the US are becoming less fertile as a population over time.  It is important to evaluate why, and external factors that can impact semen parameters should be assessed.  A recent study published …

Fertility and Sterility journal invites Dr. Kavoussi to comment on robot assisted vasectomy reversal

Dr. Kavoussi is world renowned as one of the premier microsurgeons performing robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal.  Dr. Kavoussi was selected to comment on the advantages of robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal over the traditional microsurgical vasectomy reversal technique.  Dr. Kavoussi states, “why not take advantage of technology that provides us with an advantage in surgery?  The robotic platform provides …

The 2018 Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award received by Dr. Suheil Muasher

The Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award is awarded to an individual who exemplifies the highest qualities of a teacher in the field of reproductive medicine annually at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual scientific conference.  Dr. Suheil Muasher, professor of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Duke fertility center was awarded at the 2018 conference.  Dr. Muasher has trained many …

Research on vasectomy in urban versus rural areas presented at American Society for Reproductive Medicine Conference

Research out of Austin Center for Vasectomy and Vasectomy Reversal was presented at the 2018 American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual conference.  This study assessed the trends in vasectomy patients in urban versus rural populations and found that men in an urban setting opt for vasectomy at an older age with fewer children than those in rural settings.  Dr. Kavoussi …

Vasectomy without metal clips

There have been many different methods that have been used to occlude the vas deferens during vasectomy to try to make it as effective as a permanent sterilization as possible.  Although there is no form of contraception that is exactly 100% for everyone forever, vasectomy techniques strive for as close to 100% effectiveness long term as possible.  At Austin Center …