Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA)

Microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration is a procedure in which sperm is collected from an epididymal tube within the scrotum in order to make fertilization possible.

Condition it treats:


What happens during the procedure:

The urologist makes a scrotal incision and uses a microscope to locate an epididymal tube to extract sperm for fertilization. Patients are put under general anesthesia for the procedure.

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  • Large number of sperm may be collected
  • Short recovery time

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Douglas M. Dewire, MD - Milwaukee & Waukesha Urologists
Douglas M. Dewire, MD

Dr. Dewire began at Urology Associates in 2014 and specializes in microsurgical treatments for men’s infertility and sexual dysfunction.


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