PMID: 37974Aug 1, 1978

Orchiopexy in the prune belly syndrome

British Journal of Urology
J R Woodard, T S Parrott

Abstract

It has been suggested that abdominal testes might have better ultimate function if brought to the scrotum at a very early age. In a study of 16 patients with the prune belly syndrome, 8 had reconstruction of the urinary tract together with an orchiopexy and 2 had an orchiopexy alone. The results in these patients support the view that an orchiopexy in the neonate or young infant offers the best chance of obtaining viable testes in the scrotum.

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