Gauthier Delomez 12:54 p.m., February 13, 2024

The number of vasectomies performed on men has exploded in around ten years, going from 1,940 in 2010 to more than 30,000 in 2022. To discuss this development, the urologist-andrologist Antoine Faix spoke on the show "Pascal Praud and you", every day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Europe 1. Listen to the extract again. You can react at

A study by health authorities has found that in around ten years, men have increasingly resorted to vasectomy, a definitive contraception which consists of blocking sperm, via ligation of the channels which transport them from the testicles . The number of operations increased 15-fold between 2010 (1,940 vasectomies) and 2022 (30,288). Why such an increase? “Before, contraception was a women's problem. Now, it's a couple's problem. The man feels more and more involved, and contraceptive equity is coming,” replies Antoine Faix, urologist-andrologist, vice-president. president of the French urology association, in the show

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