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Vasectomy (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Theodore V Benderev, MD, Clinical Professor, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California at Irvine.

Editor: Charles Davis, MD, PhD

Previous contributing editors:

Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO, FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Stephen W Leslie, MD, FACS, Founder and Medical Director of the Lorain Kidney Stone Research Center, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Medical College of Ohio.

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