Vasectomy represents the
most definitive form of male contraception. This 10-15 minute procedure is usually
completed in the office under local anesthesia without the need for a scalpel incision.
This "no-scalpel" technique permits access to each vas deferens-the tube
carrying sperm from the epididymis/testis to the urethra-through
BPH is not simply a case of too many prostate cells. Prostate growth involves hormones,
occurs in different types of tissue, and affects each man differently. Because of
these differences, treatment will vary in each case.
Over 30 million people in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence or
overactive bladder (OAB). This condition is far more prevalent in women than men.
In the general population, age 15 to 64 years, 10-30% of women, versus 1.5% of men