Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)

Testicular sperm extraction is a procedure performed when the patient is under anesthesia, and involves the urologist removing a sample of tissue from the testicles in order to harvest sperm in the case of azoospermia.

Condition it treats:


What happens during the procedure:

The urologist makes a small incision in the testis to retrieve a tissue sample in the hopes that it contains sperm for fertilization. It is an outpatient procedure performed when the patient is under anesthesia.

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  • Can make fertilization possible
  • Safe
  • Outpatient procedure

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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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