||It is very effective but there is slightly higher rate of spontaneous recanalization and pregnancy.
||It is very effective and there is slightly slower rate of failure.
||This method becomes effective after 6 to 8 weeks of surgery.
||This method becomes effective immediately after surgery.
||There is very slight possibility of serious infection that includes tetanus if poor hygiene is maintained.
||There is only slight possibility of infection.
||There is no anesthesia related deaths.
||There are few anesthesia related deaths.
||This method can be performed by a trained person with or without an assistant.
||One doctor and at least two assistants are needed for it.
||This is performed safely by nurses and paramedics.
||Usually only doctors with training in gynecology can perform it but more difficult for paramedics.
||This method does not require specialized equipment.
||This method requires expensive and complex equipment.
||Medical problems are not seen here.
||There is slight risk of ectopic pregnancy.
||It is permanent method of contraception or family planning in male.
||It is permanent method of contraception or family planning in female.
||In this method, the vasa differentia of both sides is cut and tied.
||In this method, the fallopian tube of both sides is cut and tied or simply tied.
||Small incision is made on the upper part of scrotum.
||Small incision is made in lower abdomen just above the pubic hair or just below the navel.
||It prevents movement of sperm at the cut ends and prevents fertilization.
||It prevents movement of egg at cut ends and thus prevents fertilization..
||It is also called male sterilization.
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||It is also called female sterilization.
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Difference between Vasectomy and Minilap/Laparoscopy