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Reproductive System worksheet Name: Terrilyn Wilson Before answering the questions below, log in to ADAM and review the following Clinical Animations about the Reproductive System a. Conception b. Fetal Development c. Formation of twins d. vasectomy Next, view the clinical illustration a. Ectopic Pregnancy Answer the following questions 1. How is a vasectomy performed? Be sure to cite the specific anatomical structures involved. How does this prevent pregnancy? A vasectomy is usually done in your doctor's office or in an outpatient surgery center. The operation takes about half an hour. You'll be awake during the procedure. The doctor will give you a local anesthetic to numb your scrotum. After you're numb, the doctor will make a very small puncture (hole) on one side of your scrotum and pull out part of the vas deferens on that side. A small section of the vas deferens is removed. The ends of the vas deferens will be sealed with small clamps. The procedure will be done on the same thing on the other side. The puncture is so small that it heals without stitches. Resource: control/birth-control/vasectomy-what-to-expect.html Vasectomy is a safe and highly effective method of birth control accepted by many couples throughout the world. Vasectomy, a form of permanent contraception, is also known as male sterilization. This procedure can prevent pregnancy by blocking the transport of sperm out of the testes. Those who seek a permanent form of birth control transport of sperm out of the testes.... View Full Document

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