Making the Cut

Burke, Monte
April 2008
Forbes Asia;4/7/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p22
The article explains why vasectomies are scheduled for Fridays or during major sports tournaments in the U.S. As a rule of thumb, urologists schedule vasectomies for Fridays and instruct patients to take the weekend to recover. Urologists claim that they see increase in vasectomy bookings during major sports events, where patients can relax and recover while watching their favorite sports.


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