The American Urological Association is now acknowledging higher rates of PVPS than the urological text books describe.
Chronic scrotal pain associated with negative impact on quality of life occurs after vasectomy in about 1-2% of men.
This is big news. Urologists have been telling patients that PVPS is 0.1% to 0.25% based on the studies in UpToDate. We’ve just gone from 1 in 1000 to 1 in 50 odds.