Interpositional substitution of free vas deferens segment autografts in rat: feasibility and potential implications

Kadioglu T. C., Temple-Smith P. D., Southwick G.

BMC UROLOGY, vol.14, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2490-14-61
  • Journal Name: BMC UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Insufficient vas length for performing a tension-free vasovasostomy is a problem occasionally encountered by microsurgeons. Herein we evaluated utilization of a non-vascularized vas deferens autograft in a rat model.