Apr 1, 1976

Successful autotransplantation of an intra-abdominal testis to the scrotum by microvascular technique

The Journal of Urology
S J Silber, J Kelly

Abstract

An intra-abdominal testis in a child with prune belly syndrome was successfully transplanted to the scrotum by a microvascular technique. Immediate results were good with no palpable atrophy of the testis. Long-term results (fertility) will not be known for many years. The technique of microvascular anastomosis and its application to orchiopexy are described.

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Fertility
Prune Belly Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of Testis
Anatomical Anastomosis
Scrotum
Neoplasm of Uncertain or Unknown Behavior of Testis
Benign Neoplasm of Scrotum
Infertility Study
Testis
Abdomen

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