Evaluation of vasovasostomy candidates by deoxyribonucleic acid flow cytometry of testicular aspirates

W. J G Hellstrom, A. D. Deitch, Ralph W deVere White

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Flow cytometry can be performed on testicular aspirates of vasovasostomy candidates preoperatively. On the basis of ploidy ratios and debris components, DNA histograms can be classified as normal or abnormal. Using this method, the likelihood of the presence of sperm may be predicted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)546-548
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989


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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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