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vas vs tubal

am 55 and my fiancee is 50.  I had a vascetomy in 1973, and a reversal in 1979.  My fiancee is premenapausal, in that she still has periods, but they arrive anywhere from 28 days to 45 days apart.

She was prepared to have a tubal ligation, but it is my understanding that a vascectomy is a simpler proccedure, and is also less costly.  Is this information correct?  If so, are there any other things we should take into consideration in regards to any added problems we might encounter related to our ages and medical history?
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I think you're right. I believe a vasectomy is a much simpler procedure than a tubal ligation. Unfortunately, though, I'm not too familiar with the side effects. Did you try posting this on the Men's Health forum...or maybe even the Urology forum?

Here's the link to Urology: http://www.medhelp.org/forums/show/52

And this is to the Men's forum: http://www.medhelp.org/forums/show/93

Best of luck!
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