@Cannon83, urologists do not have to site anyone’s guidelines such as the AUA, CUA, NHS, other studies, nothing. There is no law that legally binds them to tell you anything.
I’ve read of countless stories regarding pvp/s lawsuits, and pretty much all of them are losses. Nobody seems to care if you get told about anything, including pvp/s.
The vast majority of stories I know of regarding lost lawsuits boil down to, “you assumed the risks” involved. It’s BS, I know, but that’s the modern world of medicine we live in.
Urology, amongst many other practices are in bed with the legal system/s, government’s, other systems such as insurance, and so on.
Modern medicine is a bit of a joke on many levels. If your experience with vasectomy didn’t clue you into this, I’m not sure what will.
Modern medicine is more about the bottom line of $. They only have to tell their clients so much from a legal standpoint, and they move on to the masses to make profit.
I beleive a lot of it starts when these people are in college, what they are indoctrinated into believing themselves, and in turn teaching the public.
I’m not thinking they are teaching ethics in college medicine courses. Modern medicine, and ethics don’t seem to go together so well anymore in western medicine.
Whatever the case, this stuff is everywhere, and many people don’t believe that either. They are oblivious to all of it.
FYI, I was never warned about PvP/s. I’d never heard of it. I called my vas urologist out for never warning me before hand. He quoted the 1-1000 number at that point, like it was nothing to be concerned about.
Some urologists here in the states actually site the AUA guidelines, but they describe pvp/s as minor aches, and pains. Nothing to be very concerned about etc, etc.
Some urologists site the guidelines, but say a reversal will fix the majority of them men. They don’t speak much, or anything alarming about reversal failures, de-nervation, and all the other crap they have lined up for you already if you end up with complications. This includes denying you are in pain, and tell you its all in your head, live with it, etc, etc.
If urologists told the entire truth beforehand, the majority of sane, rational, and reasonable people would walk away from it.
Sorry you are here brother, and welcome to the club. We all share many of the same sentiments.