How Preimplantation Genetic Testing Helps with Embryo Selection

Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) provides patients with the option to screen in vitro fertilization (IVF) created blastocyst stage embryos for genetic or chromosomal abnormalities. Screened embryos that do not have abnormalities have a higher likelihood of uterine implantation and pregnancy success. For those who want to know the gender, these tests can also identify the […]

FAQ: What kind of anesthesia is used for a vasectomy reversal?


It is preferred to perform vasectomy reversal under general anesthesia, mainly to ensure that the patient is completely still during this fine, meticulous procedure. The opening to the canal that is reconnected in the vas deferens for sperm to flow through is no larger than the period at the end of this sentence and the […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi reviews abstracts for Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeon’s meeting

SLS 2019 Meeting Vasectomy Reversal Dr Parviz Kavoussi

The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons hold an annual scientific meeting, which takes place in New Orleans this year.  As Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is a leader with an expertise in robot assisted fertility microsurgery, especially robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal, he is honored to be a member of the abstract review committee.  Dr. Kavoussi states, “It […]