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what is the definition or description of: microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sperm aspiration: Microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration (mesa): microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration is performed as open operation under the operating microscope. This approach has the advantages of reliable retrieval of large numbers of epididymal spermatozoa that can be readily frozen and thawed for subsequent attempts at fertility.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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